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IPL: Englishman Willey replaces Kedar in Chennai Super Kings

IANS  |  Chennai 

England all-rounder will replace injured middle-order batsman in the (CSK) for the ongoing League (IPL).

"has signed up with the for the League (IPL) 2018 as a replacement for the injured Kedar Jadhav," the BCCI announced in a statement.

Jadhav was ruled out after suffering a hamstring after featuring in CSK's opening game against Indians at the in on Saturday.

Willey, an England international, is a left-arm medium pacer and a batsman, who has featured in 34 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 20 T20 Internationals.

Willey will give an attacking option with both the bat and ball. He can bowl at the death and is also a useful hitter of the ball.

He has opened the innings for Perth Scorches in the but bats at No.7 for England.

The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side's next game in the IPL 2018 is against Kings XI Punjab at Mohali on Sunday.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 14:10 IST