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IPL 2019: Warrier, Cariappa added to KKR squad

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Two-time (IPL) champions (KKR) on Sunday announced and KC Cariappa as replacements for the injured pace duo of and in the upcoming edition of the league, starting March 23.

Warrier, 27, plays for in Indian domestic and has been a part of the Royal Challengers in the past, while Cariappa has played for the Kings XI Punjab and the KKR in previous editions of the cash-rich league.

Warrier has 41 wickets to his name from 40 Twenty20 games at an economy of 7.09. He picked eight wickets in six games at an economy of 5.81 for recently in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament.

On the other hand, Cariappa has scalped 25 wickets from 28 T20 games.

While Nagarkoti was ruled out of this year's competition following a back injury, Mavi is out of the season due to a back stress fracture.

KKR will begin their IPL 2019 campaign with a clash against the Sunrisers at the Eden Gardens on March 24.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 16:40 IST
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