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IPL 2021: KKR’s Rinku Singh ruled out with knee injury, Gurkeerat Mann named replacement


IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) acquired the companies of batsman Gurkeerat Singh Mann at his base worth of Rs 50 lakh after Rinku Singh acquired dominated out of the complete season as a consequence of a knee damage.

KKR have changed injured Rinku Singh (L) with former RCB batsman Gurkeerat Mann for the IPL 2021 season (Courtesy- @gurkeeratmann22 and @rinkusingh235)

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  • KKR batsman Rinku Singh was dominated out of IPL 2021 as a consequence of a knee damage
  • Former RCB batsman Gurkeerat Singh Mann has joined KKR as Rinku’s alternative
  • KKR acquired Gurkeerat at his base worth of Rs 50 lakh

Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Rinku Singh has been dominated out for the complete season of IPL 2021 as a consequence of a knee damage. The 2-time champions have signed former Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman Gurkeerat Singh Mann as his alternative.

An official assertion from Indian Premier League (IPL) has added that Gurkeerat Mann was acquired by KKR at his base worth of Rs 50 lakh.

“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.

“Rinku, who made his IPL debut in 2017 has performed a complete of 11 IPL video games. His alternative, Gurkeerat, final performed for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2020 earlier than being launched forward of the VIVO IPL 2021 public sale.

“Kolkata Knight Riders have acquired Gurkeerat at his base price of INR 50L. The VIVO IPL 2021 will be Gurkeerat’s eighth IPL season,” the official assertion from IPL stated.

23-year-old Rinku Singh, who represents Uttar Pradesh (UP) in home cricket, performed just one match for KKR in IPL 2020. The left-hand batsman scored 11 runs in that match towards Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK).

Gurkeerat Singh Mann, then again, featured in 8 matches of RCB within the final season. He managed to attain 71 runs from them at a strike price of 88.75. General he has performed 41 IPL matches until date. Mann made his debut in 2012 whereas taking part in for Kings XI Punjab (Punjab Kings nows). The 30-year-old performs for Punjab in home cricket and is a hand off-spinner with 53 first-class wickets to his title.

KKR will face Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) of their first sport of IPL 2021 on April 11 in Chennai.

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