IPL 2017: Marlon Samuels replaces injured Quinton de Kock for Delhi Daredevils

first_imgDelhi Daredevils have signed West Indies all-rounder, Marlon Samuels as a replacement for the injured Quinton de Kock for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017.  De Kock, the South African wicketkeeper-batsman, was ruled out of the eight-team IPL after sustaining tendon damage on his right index finger during South Africa’s tour of New Zealand in March.A veteran of 71 Tests, 187 One-Day Internationals and 55 T20Is, Samuels has played for the now defunct Pune Warriors IPL franchise in previous editions.De Kock was ruled out of the eight-team IPL after sustaining tendon damage on his right index finger during South Africa’s tour of New Zealand in March.Samuels, who was not sold in this year’s IPL auction, was part of the West Indies Twenty20 side that won the World Twenty20 last year.The Daredevils, who are struggling at seventh, will travel to the Eden Gardens to face table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday.(With inputs from Reuters)last_img

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