Gujarat Lions bring in Irfan Pathan and Ankit Soni as replacements


Gujarat Lions have signed all-rounders Irfan Pathan and Ankit Soni as replacements for the injured Dwayne Bravo and Shivil Kaushik for the remained of the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017. While Bravo failed to recover in time from a hamstring injury, Kaushik featured in three matches before being ruled out of the tournament.   Bravo has been replaced by Pathan, who has represented India in 29 Tests, 120 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 24 T20 Internationals. Pathan last played for the Rising Pune Supergiant and will now represent his sixth VIVO IPL franchise.Kaushik’s replacement is the 23-year-old Soni, an all-rounder from Mumbai.Gujarat Lions’ next VIVO IPL 2017 encounter is against the Royal Challengers Bangalore on Thursday 27th April at Bengaluru.

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