New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert has changed injured USA quick bowler Ali Khan at IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.
According to ESPNcricinfo, Seifert has been roped in as alternative for USA quick bowler Khan, whose maiden stint on the profitable league ended with none recreation time as a result of a aspect pressure that he suffered whereas enjoying within the Caribbean Premier League.
A report in Stuff had stated Seifert’s home workforce, Northern Districts, had “confirmed” that the cricketer “was another absentee” (for the upcoming Plunket Shield).
Khan, who had grow to be the primary USA cricketer to be signed by an Indian Premier League franchise, was dominated out of the event on October 7. The two-time winner had signed Khan as a alternative for the injured English seamer Harry Gurney forward of the event.
The 29-year-old was additionally a part of the title-winning Trinbago Knight Riders squad within the Caribbean Premier League, which was performed in August-September. The Pakistan-born American had picked up eight wickets within the event.
Khan carried the aspect pressure from the CPL into the IPL.