Rising Pune Super Giants Signs George Bailey as Replacement Player

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rising Pune Super Giants Signs Australian batsmen George Bailey as Replacement Player for injured Faf Du Plessis for the remaining games in Indian Premier League 2016. Rising Pune Super Giants lose their 4  key overseas players due to injuries. The latest Steve Smith the player who leading the team with his bat and scoring the good amount of runs and scored his first ever maiden IPL century against Gujarat Lions.

After Kevin Pietersen, the Rising Pune Super Giants keep losing their players with injuries Faf du Plessis ruled out of IPL due to his finger fractured, Marsh won’t Continue his innings with Pune that he suffering from side strain and Steve Smith suffering from wrist injury after his last game against Mumbai Indians in that he scored quick 45 in just 23 balls.

Smith was the most recent to be ruled out following a wrist injury,” Raghu Iyer, chief executive at Supergiants, said. “It is a challenging time. Before we could settle down we lost the core group of players around whom you build a team around.”

“We lost four crucial players, but we are looking ahead. Bailey has tremendous experience and had a very successful season before last. He can contribute to the leadership group.”Raghu Iyer said.

The Aussie batsmen George Bailey started his IPL journey with Chennai Super Kings where he played under the MS Dhoni and Stephen Fleming, and once again he gets a chance to play under both the big names.Bailey, the part of Kings XI Punjab and  Captain of the team remains unsold in IPL Auction 2016 with the base price of Rs 1 crore. he has scored 579 runs in 34 IPL games, with the average of 25.17 and with a strike rate of 129.82.
Rising Pune has started to rope in replacements for the injured players. As Usman Khwaja was the Replacement of Kevin Pietersen, Bailey signed as the replacement of Faf du Plessis.Speaking on the replacements of Steve Smith and Mitch Marsh, the franchise still has to find replacements for both the players.

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