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Nagarkoti ruled out of remainder of IPL season

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

In a fresh blow to Kolkata Knight Riders, young pacer was today ruled out of the remainder of season due to a foot

seamer Prasidh Krishna was announced as the replacement for the Under-19 winning pacer who was bought at a price of Rs 3.2 crore.

One of the finds of the India's U-19 triumph, Nagarkoti sustained the before the tournament but the announcement came only today as lost a second pacer this season after Australian spearhead

The 22-year-old Prasidh has played 23 matches so far since 2015, three in the T20 format but his record in the 50-overs format has been impressive.

Prasidh has 33 wickets in 19 matches at an average of 21.27 and an economy rate of 4.74, with a best show of 3/37 in Karanataka's against Saurashtra in February.

also bolstered their support staff with the inclusion of all-rounder who mentored in the past.

"Pleased to welcome Nayar to the support staff. The younger talent of the team will particularly benefit from Nayar's experience and mentoring," KKR tweeted, without specifying Nayar's role.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 20:10 IST