Australian batsman George Bailey has earned a late call-up to the Rising Pune Supergiants for the rest of the IPL 2016 season.
Bailey’s addition will be act as a replacement for Faf du Plessis, who is ruled out with a finger injury.
Bailey, 33, joins his national team-mate Usman Khawaja as reinforcement in the Pune Supergiants’s dressing room, who have lost four foreign players to injuries with the likes of Kevin Pietersen, Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh.
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It is possible, couple of big names are expected to be announced by the franchise soon
Bailey has a vast of expertise in Indian Premier League, represented Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab in the past, having scored 579 runs at 25.17, with a strike rate 129.82 in 34 IPL games.