Punjab Kings name this Big Bash League hard-hitting batter as Jonny Bairstow replacement for IPL 2023

Jonny Bairstow Punjab Kings IPL 2023

The excitement for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 is being overshadowed by the number of injuries in each of the IPL franchises’ camp and the number of players who have already been ruled out of the IPL 2023.


Even before the 1st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 could even begin on the 31st of March between the defending champions Gujarat Titans and the Chennai Super Kings, the list of injured players is just keep growing.

One of the big player who has been ruled out of the IPL 2023 is Punjab Kings’ star English batsman Jonny Bairstow. The wicket-taker batsman has been injured for a long time that led to him missing out on several months of cricket.


Bairstow, is a real big asset for the Punjab Kings’ success and would have been an important member of the team had he been part of the IPL 2023.

Recently, the franchise has now announced Bairstow’s replacement. The franchise has signed Big Bash League’s star batter Matthew Short or in short, Matt Short.

The 27-years-old Adelaide Strikers batsman was in prolific form in the Big Bash League and we even said he would be a great replacement addition in the IPL, do check out here. He scored 458 runs in 14 matches in the Big Bash League 2022-2023 edition.


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