Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday appointed Gurkeerat Singh Mann in place of batsman Rinku Singh, who will be unavailable for the entire season due to a knee injury.
Rinku, who made his IPL debut in 2017, has played a total of 11 IPL games.
His replacement, Gurkeerat, last played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2020 before being released before the IPL 2021 auction.
Kolkata Knight Riders has acquired Gurkirat at its base price of Rs 50 lakh. IPL 2021 will be the eighth IPL season of Gurkeerat. The 14th edition of the lucrative league starts April 9.