Iyer is prone to bear again surgical procedure and is predicted to return at some stage of the match.
“…Nitish Rana will captain the workforce within the absence of Shreyas Iyer, who’s recovering from a again damage. Whereas we’re hopeful that Shreyas will get better and have at some stage of the match. IPL 2023 “We really feel lucky that Nitish will do an amazing job along with his captaincy expertise main his state in white-ball cricket and IPL expertise with KKR since 2018,” KKR stated in a press release.
“We’re additionally satisfied that beneath head coach Chandrakant Pandit And the help employees, he’ll get all the mandatory help off the sector, and the extremely skilled leaders within the squad will present all the help Nitish may have on the sector. We want him all one of the best in his new function and want Shreyas a full and speedy restoration.”
Whereas Rana has captained Delhi within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, outcomes haven’t been encouraging for the southpaw. It’s understood that he will likely be requested to implement the technique devised by coach Pandit, who will work intently with workforce proprietor Venky Mysore and former Mumbai Ranji legend Abhishek Nayar.
It might be famous that Rana was not included on this season’s Ranji Trophy squad by Delhi as a consequence of his poor efficiency and inept approach in red-ball cricket.
Rana has captained Delhi within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with eight wins and 4 losses in 12 T20 matches.
The 29-year-old middle-order batsman was purchased by KKR forward of the 2018 season and has been retained by the franchise ever since.
Rana has scored 1744 runs in 74 matches for KKR at a strike price of 135.61.
KKR will start their marketing campaign in opposition to Punjab Kings on April 1 in Mohali.
(With PTI inputs)