SA's injured Nortje replaced by Aussie quick in IPL

Anrich Nortje (Gallo Images)
Anrich Nortje (Gallo Images)

New Delhi - Australian paceman Matt Kelly will replace injured South African Anrich Nortje at the Kolkata Knight Riders for the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season, the franchise announced on Thursday.

Kelly, who has played 16 first-class matches, five List A games and 12 Twenty20s, is set to make his debut in the Twenty20 league.

Nortje, who is expected to be a part of South Africa's squad that will travel to England for the Cricket World Cup in May, withdrew ahead of the IPL season with a shoulder injury.

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