IPL debutants Team RPS Rising Pune Supergiants is been unlucky in their First year at IPL, as Four of their Top class players been out with Injury. RPS has now found a good replacement for injured Faf du Plessis. It is been reported that Australia batsman George Bailey has been called in by Rising Pune Supergiants as the replacement for Faf du Plessis, who is out of the IPL with a finger injury. George Bailey has played for two IPL franchise so far and this will be the third one in place of Faf du Plessis.
RPS have lost four frontline batsmen — Kevin Pietersen, Du Plessis,Mitchell Marsh and Steven Smith. Pune are sixth in the eight-team championship with just two wins from eight games.
Crisis-hit Rising Pune Supergiants sign former Kings XI Punjab skipper George Baileyhttps://t.co/DVt0ynpvIopic.twitter.com/ixcILB947J
— Zee News Sports (@ZeeNewsSports) May 2, 2016
Before du Plessis, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen tore his calf while batting in the home match against Kolkata Knight Riders. Australian allrounder Mitchell Marsh managed to play just three matches before eventually returning to Australia earlier this week due to a side strain. Possibly the biggest blow came on Monday morning when Cricket Australia’s medical team announced that Australia captain Steven Smith, who had scored his maiden T20 century on April 29, had picked a wrist injury and needed to return home.
Reinforcements coming Rising Pune Supergiants’ way: George Bailey has been called in https://t.co/8oavHs70vY #IPL2016
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 2, 2016