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Bhuvneshwar Kumar Ruled Out Of IPL 2020, Prithvi Raj Yarra Named Replacement | Cricket News

IPL 2020: Bhuvneshwar Kumar suffered the injury during their match against CSK.© BCCI/IPL

SunRisers Hyderabad on Tuesday confirmed that their fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 due to an unspecified injury. The Hyderabad-based outfit announced that he will be replaced by Prithvi Raj Yarra for the remainder of the tournament. Bhuvneshwar had suffered the injury during their game against Chennai Super Kings, which SRH won  by seven runs.

Bhuvneshwar, a key part of SRH bowling line-up, missed their previous league game against defending champions Mumbai Indians. In his absence, the SRH bowlers were taken to the cleaners by the Mumbai Indians batsmen as they posted 208/5 in 20 overs. The target proved a far too much for the SRH batting line-up and they lost the tie by 34 runs.

After two wins from five matches, SRH are currently second from the bottom in the IPL 2020 Points Table. They will next face rock-bottom side Kings XI Punjab at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on October 8.

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