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Before the Indian Premier League-2023, a new player has been entered in Chennai Super Kings. Sisanda Magala of South Africa will now be a part of MS Dhoni's team, he will replace Kyle Jamieson in the team.
IPL 2023 is going to start from 31st March. In the first match, the teams of four-time champions Chennai Super Kings and defending champions Gujarat Titans will be face to face. Even before this match, the CSK team has suffered a big setback. New Zealand's stormy bowler Kyle Jameson has been ruled out of the 16th season of IPL. He was bought by CSK in the mini auction this year for Rs 1 crore.
Replacement of Kyle Jamieson in CSK, Jameson has been injured for a long time and is currently in rehab. However, his playing is non-existent. In such a situation, he has also distanced himself from IPL. Now CSK has also announced the replacement of Jameson. CSK has included South African fast bowler Sisanda Magala in the squad in place of Jameson. Magala has a lot of experience in this shorter format.
The pacer, who has played only four T20s for South Africa so far, has a lot of names in domestic cricket there. He has taken a lot of wickets in domestic T20 cricket and is a brilliant bowler. He will join CSK for his base price of Rs 50 lakh. Magala has taken three wickets in four T20s for South Africa. At the same time, he has six wickets in five ODIs.
Sisanda Magala has taken 136 wickets in 127 matches in his overall T20 career. Five wickets for 20 runs in his best bowling. His economy rate in T20 is 8.00. At the same time, in this format, he has taken four wickets in an inning twice and five wickets in an inning twice. Apart from this, Magala also does a little bit of batting. He has 735 runs in 127 T20s at an average of 17.50. During this, his strike rate was 123.52. He has also scored two half-centuries.
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