Australian Chris Lynn and New Zealand’s Jimmy Neesham have been ruled out from upcoming Indian Premier League’s 8th season due to respective injuries. Both players were included in Kolkata Knight Riders squad. Former Pakistani cricketer Azhar Mahmood and Proteas all-rounder Johan Botha have replaced Neesham and Lynn in KKR team.
Chris Lynn has been suffering from hamstring injury for a past few days. He got injury during Queensland and South Australia Sheffield Sheild match which led him to pull out from IPL 2015 edition. South African Johan Botha has replaced him in Kolkata side for a base price of 1,00,00,000 rupees.
Kiwi all-rounder Jimmy Neesham is also got injury hence he couldn’t participate in India’s T20 premier League beginning from 8 April. He apologized to all his fans and followers on Twitter for not playing in IPL-8. England based all-rounder cricketer Azhar Mahmood has been included in Kolkata Knight Riders squad for the base price of 50,00,000 INR.
Kolkata Knight Riders will be playing opening match of Indian Premier League 2015 against Mumbai Indians on 8 April.