Indian Premier League 2011
Boucher to replace injured Haddin for KKR
Brad Haddin was diagnosed with an acute fracture on his middle finger.South African wicket-keeper Mark Boucher is due to replace the Australian before their clash against the Deccan Chargers in Hyderabad on May 3.
Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin who had joined the KKR squad straight after their tour of Bangladesh, was diagnosed with an acute fracture on his middle finger, an injury that he sustained during that tour. The Kolkata Knight Riders have confirmed that haddin will be unavailable for the rest of the IPL 4 season.
South African wicket-keeper Mark Boucher is due to replace the Australian before their clash against the Deccan Chargers in Hyderabad on May 3.
Venky Mysore, the CEO and MD of Kolkata Knight Riders said, "We are very disappointed that Brad (Haddin) will be leaving the squad and will not take further part in IPL 4. In a short period, Brad had made his presence felt both on and off the field.
The Kolkata Knight Riders however, were positive about having Boucher as his replacement, "We are fortunate to have someone like Mark Boucher as Brad's replacement. Mark comes with a lot of experience and a terrific track record in all forms of the game".
Mark Boucher, who has earlier played with the Royal Challengers Bangalore did not feature is South Africa's squad for the 2011 World Cup.