As per the reports, Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed is going to join the LSG’s squad for IPL 2022 to cover the seat of Mark Wood.
The England fast bowler, who was bought for a huge amount of 7.5 crore in the mega auction last month, has been ruled out of the upcoming season due to an elbow injury.
Wood was looking for a key bowling role in the Lucknow franchise. Like to like replacement for a player like wood is not possible after all good players have made their places in mega action.
Taskin is a young fine seamer have a good pace and the ability to swing the ball on both sides.
Taskin has yet to make his IPL debut. He was a good performer for the Bangladesh in recent T20 World Cup of 2021.
Who’s Choice Is Taskin Ahmed
Gambhir highly rates this young man. The Cricket world is appreciating the choices have Gambhir made for his franchise in team building. Gambhir knows the nature and requirements both very well for a tournament like IPL. Their squad is looking very solid with all boxes ticked.
Try to find out the first choise overseas bowler in LSG squad to replace Mark Wood in starting 11
The Lankan fast bowler Chameera has most chances to take his place in starting11. Chameera is currently in very good form.
He got the amount of INR 2 crore Thus, the Sri Lankan pace sensation will be making his debut in the Indian Premier League. He can be a really handy bowler both in the powerplays and at the death as well.
Dushmantha Chameera reportedly set to play in IPL 2022
According to reports in ESPN Cricinfo, Chameera has regained fitness and will be available for selection in IPL 2022. While the ankle injury has sidelined him from the longest format for several months, it has now been learned that the promising bowler’s workload is being managed till the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia in October-November this year. Hence, he will only be featuring in white-ball matches for the Lankan Lions.