David Willey to replace Kedar Jadhav for Chennai Super Kings .
David Willey has signed up with the Chennai Super Kings . He is signed for the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 as a replacement for the injured Kedar Jadhav . Jadhav ruled out due to an injury after featuring in Chennai Super Kings’ opening game against Mumbai Indians. Willey, an England international, is a left-arm medium pacer and a batsman, who has featured in 34 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 20 T20 Internationals.Chennai Super Kings’ next game in the VIVO IPL 2018 is against Kings XI Punjab at Mohali on April 15.Willey Will give CSK an attacking option with both the bat and the ball. He can bowl at the death and is also a useful hitter off the ball .
England all-rounder David Willey has been picked by Chennai Super Kings as a replacement for the injured Kedar Jadhav for the IPL this year.
The announcement was made in an IPL media advisory.The team’s batting coach Mike Hussey had said on Monday that losing Jadhav, a key player in the middle-order, was a big blow.Willey, a left-arm fast bowler and a batsman, has featured in 34 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 20 T20 Internationals, and plays for Yorkshire in the English County circuit.
Willey will become the 12th Englishman to receive a call-up in this IPL.
Martyn Moxon, Yorkshire’s Director of Cricket said: “We find ourselves in an impossible situation with these late replacement requests.“At the moment, we are potentially looking at a situation where if we deny a player an opportunity ;. This would be counter-productive.
“There are now 12 English players in this year’s IPL, so the issue goes further than just at Emerald Headingley . “I will be chairing a meeting with other directors of cricket tomorrow at Edgbaston to discuss the future of game. With the number of domestic T20 contracts available worldwide, it is important that we future-proof the County Championship. I will be calling for the introduction of a cut-off date, after which players will not be allowed to go to the IPL. ”
Willey Will give CSK an attacking option with both the bat and the ball. He can bowl at the death and is also a useful hitter off the ball . He has opened the innings for Perth Scorches in the Big Bash League but bats at no.7 for England.