Wed. Sep 23rd, 2020
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Harry Gurney created his IPL debut final yr for KKR, choosing seven wickets from eight matches for the two-time champions, who are still to title a substitute for the English bowler.

Harry Gurney created his IPL debut in 2019 for Kolkata Knight Riders (Courtesy by BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Harry Gurney was picked up for Rs 75 lakh by Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Gurney played eight matches and picked seven wickets in his debut IPL season in 2019
  • Gurney will also miss the Vitality Blast T20 tournament in England due to his shoulder damage

Kolkata Knight Riders had been dealt with a major blow on Wednesday when pacer Harry Gurney received ruled out of IPL 2020 owing to a shoulder damage, for which he will undergo a surgical procedure up coming month.

Left-arm pacer Gurney created his IPL debut final yr for KKR, choosing seven wickets from eight matches for the two-time champions, who are still to title a substitute for the English bowler.

Gurney meanwhile, will also miss the of the Vitality Blast T20 tournament in England. The 33-yr-outdated plays for Nottinghamshire in the Vitality Blast.

“Acquiring gone via the identical frustrations as everybody this yr in waiting for cricket to restart, I am devastated to have to miss the Blast.

“Some of the proudest moments in my occupation have been with Notts, and practically nothing very compares to getting out on the area at Trent Bridge competing for trophies with some of my ideal mates. To have that taken away for a yr is difficult,” Gurney mentioned.

Gurney is the main wicket taker in the Vitality Blast with 63 scalps in three seasons. He has so far played ten ODIs and six T20Is for England, choosing eleven and three wickets respectively.

“Harry would make improvements to any T20 side in the planet, so it really is a blow to shed him for this year’s tournament. With the knowledge and experience he is acquired from a international white-ball occupation, he is come to be a authentic leader in our constrained-overs dressing area,” Nottinghamshire head coach Peter Moores mentioned.

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