IPL 2021: Punjab Kings name Aiden Markram as replacement to Dawid Malan for IPL 2021 Phase 2

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings name Aiden Markram as replacement to Dawid Malan for IPL 2021 Phase 2
IPL 2021: Punjab Kings name Aiden Markram as replacement to Dawid Malan for IPL 2021 Phase 2

IPL 2021: Aiden Markram replaces Dawid Malan in Punjab Kings for IPL 2021 Phase 2: Punjab Kings suffered a big blow just eight days ahead of the second phase of IPL 2021 as their star player Dawid Malan pulled out of the tournament. No sooner the England player made himself unavailable for the second leg, the red brigade roped in South African batsman Aiden Markram in their side.

IPL 2021: Aiden Markram replaces Dawid Malan in Punjab Kings for Phase 2

Markram will replace Dawid Malan who is taking some time off to be with his family before the T20 World Cup and the Ashes Series,” Punjab Kings said in a statement.

Malan, who played his inaugural edition of IPL this season was bought by the PKBS for INR 1.5 cr during the auction. In the first leg, however, the explosive batsman played just one match for the team where he scored 26 runs.

PKBS recent recruit Aiden Markram of South Africa is equally a competent batsman who would be playing his inaugural edition in the second phase of IPL 2021. The 26-year old has a fine T20 record. He has played 52 innings, amassed 1403 runs and returned with an average of 30.50.

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IPL 2021: Punjab Kings schedule for second phase in UAE

Punjab Kings finished third from bottom in the IPL 2020 edition with just six wins in the group round.

Match No. Day Date Time (IST) Match Venue
32 Tuesday 21-Sep-21 07:30 PM PBKS vs RR Dubai
37 Saturday 25-Sep-21 07:30 PM SRH vs PBKS Sharjah
42 Tuesday 28-Sep-21 07:30 PM MI vs PBKS Abu Dhabi
45 Friday 01-Oct-21 07:30 PM KKR vs PBKS Dubai
48 Sunday 03-Oct-21 03:30 PM RCB vs PBKS Sharjah
53 Thursday 07-Oct-21 03:30 PM CSK vs PBKS Dubai

 

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IPL 2021: Aiden Markram replaces Dawid Malan in Punjab Kings for Phase 2

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