Hard hitter Maxwell bruised his knee cap in Australia’s opening practice match against Sri Lanka at the Oval, London on Friday.
Australia will face neighboring rival New Zealand in their tournament opener at the Edgbaston on June 2.
Australia have opted to rest the star batsman in their second warm-up match against Pakistan on Monday. Although Australian media has revealed the kind of injury is not that severe for Maxwell but the happenings has led the 28-year-old to go in his first Champions Trophy encounter without much practice.
The Kings XI Punjab skipper Glenn Maxwell scored 310 runs in 14 matches in the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League.