KKR Sign New Zealand Tim Southee for UAE in the Indian Premier League. As s the IPL 2021 is approaching, KKR has marked New Zealand. Also, Tim Southee for the remaining 31 games of the competition.
The franchise official has confirmed the same to Cricbuzz on Thursday. Southee is restricted in place of Australian Pat Cummins. He has pulled back from the second leg of the Indian Premier League citing personal reasons.
The Kiwi experienced Southee went unsold. Also, within the 2020 auctions and the final time. He played in an IPL match was in 2019 for RCB. But he had a destitute run there. As he leaked runs at 13 rpo in fair three matches. Already, he has played for the CSK, MI, and RCB. Moreover, in 40 matches has managed to choose 28 wickets.
“Tim has been a strong player and has been the spearhead of the New Zealand team. In the UAE conditions, we hope he will be very effective,” a KKR official said.
The precise amount of signing has not been known. But Cummins was obtained by the Kolkata franchise for 15.5 crores. Also, in the 2019 Indian Premier League auction.
“He will be back for the IPL,” said the official of KKR, which owns the Trinbago Knight Riders team in the Caribbean Premier League.
Lastly, in 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders had a horrific start to the tournament. As they have won only two matches in seven plays. Also, they have four points on the board.
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Meanwhile, Sri Lankan cricketers are set to turn up for RCB in the upcoming IPL. Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera haven’t got a clearance yet from their board. Moreover, a report in Cricbuzz has quoted Board secretary Mohan de Silva as saying.