Chennai Tremendous Kings have named West Indian allrounder Dominic Drakes as injured Sam Curran’s alternative for the rest of the IPL. Curran was dominated out of the continued IPL and the upcoming males’s T20 World Cup on Tuesday with a lower-back harm.
Drakes, who was with Mumbai Indians as a internet bowler within the UAE, will be a part of Tremendous Kings – who’ve certified for the playoffs – forward of their final league match, in opposition to Punjab Kings on October 7. The 23-year previous, who was a part of St Kitts & Nevis Patriots led by Dwayne Bravo within the CPL, performed a vital position of their profitable marketing campaign this season.
The left-arm fast picked 16 wickets in 11 matches, however his most essential contribution of the season got here with the bat – he hit an unbeaten 48 off 24 within the closing in opposition to St Lucia Kings and was named the Participant of the Match. In 19 T20s up to now, he has picked 20 wickets and has scored 153 runs at a strike charge of 159.37.
Curran, in the meantime, performed solely two matches for Tremendous Kings within the UAE leg. He had a poor season with the ball, leaking 56 runs and 55 runs within the matches in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals respectively along with remaining wicketless. General this season, he picked 9 wickets in 9 video games and scored 56 runs in 4 innings.