Sandeep Sharma replaces injured Prasidh Krishna at Rajasthan Royals; Matthew Short joins Punjab Kings as Bairstow’s replacement | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Punjab Kings have signed uncapped Australian all-rounder Matthew Short as a replacement for Jonny Bairstow while veteran Punjab seamer Sandeep Sharma will replace injured Prasidh Krishna in the Rajasthan Royals squad for IPL 2023.
“This will be Short’s maiden IPL season. The opening batter was adjudged the Player of the Tournament in the recent edition of the Big Bash League for scoring 458 runs and taking 11 wickets with his off-spin. Short has been signed for his base price of Rs 20 lakh,” stated an IPL media release.
It was a lucky break for Sandeep, who has 114 wickets from 104 IPL games at an economy rate of 7.77, as he went unsold at the auction.


“Fast bowler Sandeep Sharma will represent Rajasthan Royals this season after being signed as a replacement for Prasidh Krishna.
“Picked for his base price of Rs 50 lakh, Sandeep is one of the most senior bowlers in the tournament with over 100 wickets and 10 seasons of experience under his belt,” the release further said.

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