Plunkett has played 15 T20 internationals for England

England and Yorkshire bowler Liam Plunkett has replaced Kagiso Rabada at Indian Premier League side Delhi Daredevils.

The South Africa paceman has been ruled out for up to three months by a back injury.

Plunkett, 33, joins his England team-mate Jason Roy at Delhi Daredevils, who are coached by former Australia captain Ricky Ponting.

His signing takes the tally of England players in the IPL to 11.

Eight of those were picked up at the auction, while Alex Hales, Tom Curran and Plunkett have been signed as replacements.

The IPL starts on Saturday and runs until 27 May, with Delhi’s first match against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday, 8 April.

England players in IPL 2018
Name Price Franchise Retained/purchased in auction/Replacement?
Ben Stokes £1.38m Rajasthan Royals Retained
Chris Woakes £820,000 Royal Challengers Bangalore Purchased
Jos Buttler £485,000 Rajasthan Royals Purchased
Moeen Ali £187,000 Royal Challengers Bangalore Purchased
Jason Roy £165,000 Delhi Daredevils Purchased
Mark Wood £165,000 Chennai Super Kings Purchased
Chris Jordan £110,000 Sunrisers Hyderabad Purchased
Sam Billings £110,000 Chennai Super Kings Purchased
Alex Hales TBC Sunrisers Hyderabad Replacement for David Warner
Tom Curran TBC Kolkata Knight Riders Replacement for Mitchell Starc
Liam Plunkett TBC Delhi Daredevils Replacement for Kagiso Rabada
Source link