IPL 2024: RR and KKR announce replacements for Prasidh Krishna & Mujeeb ur Rahman

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 witnessed some roster changes on Thursday as two teams announced replacements for injured players.

RR bolsters spin stocks with Keshav Maharaj

Rajasthan Royals (RR) opted for a more experienced campaigner to fill the void left by injured pacer Prasidh Krishna. South African all-rounder Keshav Maharaj joins the Royals’ squad. The left-arm spinner boasts an impressive international career spanning 44 ODIs, 27 T20Is and a staggering 50 Tests, with a total of 237 wickets under his belt.

Maharaj also brings valuable experience in the T20 format, having played 159 matches and scalped 130 wickets. RR secured Maharaj’s services for his base price of INR 50 lakh.

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KKR signs young Afghan spinner

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) brought in Afghan off-spinner Allah Ghazanfar as a replacement for Mujeeb Ur Rahman. The youngster has limited international experience with just two ODIs for Afghanistan, but he has featured in three T20s and six List A matches, claiming five and four wickets respectively.

KKR acquired Ghazanfar for his base price of INR 20 lakh.

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