IPL 2022: Aaron Finch joins Kolkata Knight Riders as replacement for Alex Hales | Cricket News – Times of India


MUMBAI: Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have roped in aggressive Australian batter Aaron Finch as a substitute for England’s Alex Hales for the upcoming version of the Indian Premier League.
“Hales has cited bubble fatigue as his motive for withdrawal from the match,” IPL said in a media launch.
Finch, who led Australia to an ICC T20 World Cup win, has thus far performed 88 T20Is scoring 2,686 runs with the assistance of two a whole lot and 15 half-centuries.

“Finch, who has performed 87 IPL video games and has over 2000 IPL runs, will be a part of KKR on the value of Rs 1.5 crore”, it added.
The Australian white-ball captain, who final performed for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the 2020 version, was not picked by any workforce within the IPL mega public sale final month.

KKR will tackle defending champions Chennai Tremendous Kings within the IPL lung opener on March 26 on the Wankhede Stadium.


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