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IPL 2024 update: KKR Replace Gus Atkinson With Dushmantha Chameera For IPL

By Kaif - February 19, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 19, 2024 05:57 PM
IPL 2024 update: KKR Replace Gus Atkinson With Dushmantha Chameera For IPL

IPL 2024 update: Before the start of the 17th season of the Indian Premier League, one team after another is announcing the replacement of their injured players. Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders have announced the replacement of 26-year-old fast bowler Gus Atkinson. The franchise has included Sri Lankan star fast bowler Dushmantha Chamiro. This means that now Chameera will be seen playing for KKR in IPL 2024.

KKR Replace Gus Atkinson With Dushmantha Chameera For IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have named Dushmantha Chameera as the replacement for England fast bowler Gus Atkinson for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. Chameera has been added to Shahrukh Khan's team KKR for a price of Rs 50 lakh. The Sri Lankan fast bowler who is known for his pace and can trouble the batsmen with his swing and seam movement was part of Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 and 2021 IPL seasons respectively.

Let us tell you, KKR has won the trophy twice and now under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer, this team will once again take the field with a claim to win the title. Gautam Gambhir has returned to this camp. That is why it is considered stronger than before.

Dushmantha Chameera Cricket Career

Sri Lankan fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera was a part of Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2022, where he took 9 wickets in 12 matches. Chameera may not have much IPL experience, but he has played 55 matches in T20I cricket for Sri Lanka, in which he has taken 55 wickets at an average of 28.87 and an economy of 8.08.

KKR Squad for IPL 2024

Jason Roy, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Andre Russell, Anukul Roy, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Suyyash Sharma, Vaibhav Arora and Varun Chakravarthy, Mitchell Starc, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dushmantha Chameera, Chetan Sakariya, Ramandeep Singh, Shrikar Bharat, Sherfan Rutherford, Ankrish Raghuvanshi, Manish Pandey and Saqib Hussain.

Also Read: IPL 2024 List of Teams and Captains, Time Table, Timing, Venue

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