IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils name Ben Hilfenhaus as replacement for JP Duminy

New Delhi: Ben Hilfenhaus, the Australian fast bowler, has been signed by the Delhi Daredevils franchise as a replacement for South African batsman JP Duminy for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017.

Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates the wicket of Michael Hussey of the Mumbai Indians during match 13 of the Pepsi Indian Premier League Season 7 between the Chennai Superkings and the Mumbai indians. BCCI

File photo of Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates. BCCI

Hilfenhaus has represented Australia in 27 Tests, 25 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 7 T20 Internationals. He has played for two IPL franchises in past editions.

Kerala wicketkeeper-batsman Vishnu Vinod has replaced injured KL Rahul in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad. Rahul was ruled out of the tournament due to a shoulder injury. The 23-year-old Vinod has had a good run in the limited-overs formats in domestic cricket, hitting a total of 16 sixes in T20 competitions.

Earlier, Tamil Nadu batsman Washington Sundar was signed by Rising Pune Supergiant as a replacement for Indian Test all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin. Sundar represented India at the under-19 level and made his senior debut for Tamil Nadu last season.


Published Date: Apr 08, 2017 01:28 pm | Updated Date: Apr 08, 2017 01:28 pm

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