IPL 2023
LSG Finally Announces Replacement For Jaydev Unadkat
By CricShots - May 18, 2023 7:02 pm
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Fighting for the remaining playoffs spots in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) are already missing the services of their regular captain, KL Rahul, and veteran fast bowler, Jaydev Unadkat for the ongoing season of the cash-rich tournament. The Lucknow-based franchise witnessed back-to-back injury concerns of Rahul and Unadkat in the initial stage of the IPL 2023.

Jaydev Unadkat
Jaydev Unadkat suffered an injury in the nets

After replacing Rahul with senior batter Karun Nair in the LSG squad, the LSG also revealed the replacement for pacer Unadkat on Thursday. According to an IPL media advisory shared on Thursday, the LSG successfully roped in Suryansh Shedge as a replacement for injured fast bowler, Unadkat for the remainder of the IPL 2023.

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LSG’s Unadkat had sustained a shoulder injury during training earlier this season. The Lucknow-based franchise has managed to buy the services of Suryansh for INR 20 Lakh. Unadkat, who picked up an injury in the nets during the IPL 2023, is expected to regain full fitness ahead of the ICC World Test Championship final between India and Australia.

Unadkat witnessed a nasty fall when the senior pacer was about to bowl his first delivery in the LSG nets ahead of Lucknow’s match against four-time winners Chennai Super Kings at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium.

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The 31-year-old was roped in by LSG for INR 50 lakh at IPL 2023 auction. Unadkat has played 94 matches in domestic cricket’s biggest extravaganza – the IPL. The star pacer made his IPL debut against Punjab Kings (PBKS) at Eden Gardens in 2010. The LSG pacer has also played 10 T20Is, 7 ODIs, and 2 Tests for India. The India star recorded his last IPL appearance against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in 2023.