IPL 10: Colin de Grandhomme replaces Andre Russell in KKR squad

| Updated: Apr 04, 2017 02:00 IST

Kolkata [India], Apr.03 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme has been included in the Kolkata Knight Riders' squad as a replacement for Andre Russell for the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), beginning April 5. Russell is currently serving out a one-year ban for the violation of whereabouts clause pertaining anti-doping rules. De Grandhomme has featured in six Tests, nine One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and eight T20 Internationals for New Zealand so far. He made his Test debut for New Zealand in late 2016 and marked the occasion with a six-wicket haul. Kolkata Knight Riders will commence their IPL 2017 campaign on Friday when they take on Gujarat Lions at the SCA Stadium, Rajkot.(ANI)