Bairstow damaged his left leg and also disjointed his ankle joint on September 2, days prior to the 3rd and also last Examination of England’s residence collection versus South Africa. He was playing golf with buddies when he slid and also endured several cracks in his fibula, which called for a plate to be placed when he went through surgical treatment a couple of days later on, as well as additionally endured tendon damages.
We are sorry for to notify you that Jonny Bairstow will certainly not belong of the IPL this period as a result of his injury. We desire him the very best and also expect seeing him following period.
We delight in to invite Matthew Short as his substitute.
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) March 25, 2023
He has actually given that missed out on all the cricket England have actually played, consisting of the T20 Globe Mug where he was implied to open up with his captain Jos Buttler. He has actually additionally missed out on scenic tours to Pakistan, South Africa, New Zealand and also Bangladesh, in addition to the ILT20 where he was because of bet Abu Dhabi Knight Riders.
Acknowledged as one of the all-format batters, Bairstow’s lack is bound to have an effect on Kings’ method. Last IPL, Bairstow racked up 253 runs in 11 innings, balancing 23.00 with a strike price of 144.57, with 2 half-centuries.
With inputs from Alex Malcolm