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Aaron Finch in KKR – IPL 2022

Aaron Finch in KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders’ opener Alex Hales has pulled out of IPL 2022 due to bio-bubble fatigue. KKR have roped in Aaron Finch as a replacement for Alex Hales.

Kolkata Knight Riders have signed Australia’s T20 World Cup-winning captain Aaron Finch as a replacement for Englishman Alex Hales ahead of the #IPL2022 season

Aaron Finch, who has played 87 IPL games and has over 2000 IPL runs, will join KKR at the price of Rs 1.5 crore.

Alex Hales Tweet

Aaron Finch will replace Alex Hales at KKR for #IPL2022 after the English batter withdrew from the tournament, citing bubble fatigue

“I am sad to announce that I have made the extremely difficult decision to withdraw from the forthcoming IPL. Having spent the last four months away from home in restrictive bio bubble’s and having tested positive for COVID myself in Australia, I don’t feel as though I can commit myself to another extended period within a secure environment,” said Hales in a statement on Twitter.

“It wouldn’t be fair on the team or myself if I wasn’t able to perform to the level expected of me as a result of ongoing bubble fatigue. I am truly gutted to have to turn down one of the best opportunities of my career due to the toll that the last two years of bubble life has taken on my mental well-being. I’ll now take some time to rest and recharge ahead of the summer. I want to thank KKR for believing in we during the auction and for their ongoing support in recent weeks. I wish Baz, Shreyas and the team the best of luck for the tournament and hope to see the Knight Riders fans at some point in the future,” he stated further.

Kolkata Knight Rider’s Response

“We respect Alex Hales‘ decision of choosing family and mental well-being over his participation in the upcoming season of the IPL. We will miss having him in the Galaxy of Knights this season, but we wish him all the best.”

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IPL Squad 2022 – KKR

KKR Squad: Kolkata Knight Riders Teams and Players are Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Sam Billings, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Salam, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Aman Khan, Ramesh Kumar, Ashok Sharma, Tim Southee, Alex Hales, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, B Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne. Aaron Finch* (New Replacement for Alex Hales)

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