The remaining matches of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League are to be held in the UAE from next month. All the veterans and young players of the world want to play in the well-known league of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The tournament’s franchise team Punjab Kings has included a new player in the team before the matches to be played in the UAE. Nathan Ellis, who recently made his T20 debut for Australia, has been included in the squad for the remainder of the season in place of Jhye Richardson.
The 14th season of IPL is going to start from 19th September. Slowly teams have started reaching the venue for the tournament. The remaining 31 matches of this season are to be held in the UAE by 15 October. All the franchise teams are engaged in adding other players to the team instead of their injured players.
According to the information, the Punjab Kings team has signed Australian fast bowler Ellis for the remaining matches of the season. The bowler, who took a hat-trick in the T20 debut against Bangladesh, has also been included in Australia’s 15-man squad for the ICC T20 World Cup.
The Punjab team decided to include Ellis in the team as two Australian players Richardson and Riley Meredith will not be able to play in the remaining matches of this season of IPL. He is out of the tournament and the team had to replace him with a player. Jhye and Meredith were joined by the Punjab Kings team by bidding high in the auction. Jhye was included in his team by paying 14 crores while Meredith was given 8 crores.