Hello people, KKR has made a change in their team. They added a new player as Shakib Al Hasan is absent for the rest of the IPL.
Shakib Al Hasan’s absence In IPL 2023
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) faced a setback when Shakib Al Hasan could not be a part of the team. Shakib had also missed out on IPL 16 due to international duty and personal reasons.
Jason Roy joins KKR
To fill in for Shakib Al Hasan, KKR has now included England’s fast batsman, Jason Roy, in their team for IPL 2023.
KKR pays Rs 2.8 crores for Roy
KKR made Jason Roy a part of their team for IPL 2023 by paying a price of Rs 2.8 crores, almost double his base price of Rs 1.5 crores.
Roy’s T20 career stats
Jason Roy has played 313 matches in his T20 career, scoring 8110 runs in 307 innings at an average of 27.77 and a strike rate of 141.90. He has scored 6 centuries and 53 half-centuries, with a high score of 145 not out.
Roy’s International career
In his international career so far, Jason Roy has played 5 Tests, 116 ODIs and 64 T20 Internationals for England. He has scored 187 runs in Tests at an average of 18.70, 4271 runs in ODIs at an average of 39.91 and 1522 runs in T20 Internationals at an average of 24.15 and a strike rate of 137.61.