New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert has been signed by means of Kolkata Knight Riders as an alternative for injured US pacer Ali Khan for the remainder suits within the Indian Premier League (IPL).
In line with a file in stuff.co.nz, Seifert, who was once a part of CPL-winning group Trinbago Knight Riders, was once a contemporary callup for the Brendon McCullum-coached KKR and can therefore pass over the primary 4 Plunket Defend rounds in New Zealand.
Khan were introduced in as substitute for English pacer Harry Gurney, who needed to go through a shoulder surgical treatment sooner than the beginning of IPL.
“…Kolkata Knight Riders signed up Ali Khan as an alternative for injured Harry Gurney. Khan changed into the primary USA cricketer to be signed up by means of an IPL franchise. Sadly, Khan has since been injured and can pass over the remainder of the IPL 2020 season,” an reputable IPL observation had learn previous this month.
Khan, the primary participant from america to enroll in an IPL franchise, was once, on the other hand, not able to discover a position within the taking part in XI within the 8 suits which the group has performed thus far.
The suitable-arm speedy bowler had come into the IPL at the again of a a hit marketing campaign on the Caribbean Premier League 2020 with the Trinbago Knight Riders — the CPL franchise with the similar dad or mum corporate as KKR — wherein they gained all 12 suits to seal the name. Within the season, Khan took 8 wickets in 8 suits that he performed.