Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have joined Gurkeerat Singh Mann as a swap for batsman Rinku Singh, who will be inaccessible for the whole Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season because of a knee injury.
Rinku, who made his IPL debut in 2017, has played a sum of 11 IPL games. His substitution, Gurkeerat, last played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the thirteenth version of the competition prior to being delivered in front of the IPL 2021 closeout.
“Kolkata Knight Riders have signed up Gurkeerat Singh Mann as replacement for batsman Rinku Singh, who will be unavailable for the entire season due to a knee injury,” statement given by IPL Media Advisory.
KKR have gained Gurkeerat at his base cost of Rs 50 lakhs. The IPL 2021 will be Gurkeerat’s eighth IPL season.
Recently, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) joined England batsman Jason Roy as a trade for Mitchell Marsh. The Australia all-rounder has made himself inaccessible for the whole season attributable to individual reasons.
Australian all rounder Mitchell Marsh who made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut in 2010, has played an aggregate of 21 IPL games. His substitution, Roy made his IPL debut in 2017 playing for Gujarat Lions and later highlighted for Delhi Daredevils (presently Delhi Capitals) in the 2018 version.
A month ago, RCB roped in New Zealand wicket-guardian batsman Finn Allen as a substitution for Josh Philippe who will likewise be inaccessible for the whole season.
IPL 2021 season will launch on April 9 in Chennai with a high-octane conflict between reigning champs Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Each group is set to play at four scenes during the association stage. Out of the 56 association matches, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru will have 10 matches each while Ahmedabad and Delhi will have 8 matches each respectively.
One of the features of this version of the IPL will be the way that all matches will be played at impartial settings, no group will play at their home scene. All groups will play at 4 out of 6 settings during the association stage.