USA pacer Ali Khan has been ruled out of the IPL 2020 due to an injury. The pacer was in KKR’s squad & he had come into KKR’s squad as a replacement for the injured bowler Harry Gurney. But now the situation is completely different, the USA pacer got himself injured & thus will missing the rest of the tournament.
“Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders signed up Ali Khan as a replacement for injured Harry Gurney. Khan became the first USA cricketer to be signed up by an IPL franchise. Unfortunately, Khan has since been injured and will miss the rest of the IPL 2020 season,” an official IPL statement said.
When Ali Khan was signed by the KKR franchise to play in the IPL 2020 the pacer had become the first player from the USA to join an IPL franchise. Ali was a part of the Caribbean Premier League 2020 leading his team Trinbago Knight Riders towards victory. It was the fourth CPL title win for the TKR side. The pacer had picked eight wickets in eight matches at an economy rate of 7.43.
KKR is currently at fourth position in the IPL 2020 with four points scored from four matches. Dinesh Karthik led KKR will face MS Dhoni led CSK later today.