Malan is a very accomplished T20 player. He is also a left hander like Raina. But team management hasn’t taken any final call on whether to call for Raina’s replacement or not’, said the CSK team source on condition of anonymity. IPL 2020 : Why Malan can be a great choice for CSK ?
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With MS Dhoni’s lieutenant, Suresh Raina pulling out of IPL 2020 due to personal reasons, CSK’s third batting position has been at stake. To consolidate this position, CSK is in talks to take Dawid Malan as Raina’s replacement for the soon-to-start season.
In October 2020, he was drafted by the Jaffna Stallions for the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League. In December 2020, Malan made his debut for the Australian Big Bash League, joining the Hobart Hurricanes. In February 2021, Malan was bought by the Punjab Kings in the IPL auction ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League.
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While Bairstow is a regular in the Sunrisers line-up, world number one T20 batsman Malan made his IPL debut with Kings earlier this year. Bairstow had made 248 runs at strike rate of 141 plus in seven games earlier this season. Bairstow, Woakes and Malan were part of England''s Test squad in Manchester.
Aiden Markram replaces Dawid Malan for Punjab Kings Aiden Markram. Source: Twitter. This will be the first stint for Aiden Markram in the IPL. The 26-year-old is selected in South Africa’s T20 World Cup squad, and playing in the UAE will give him the crucial experience of the conditions which would come in handy during the world event.
Punjab Kings on Saturday announced that South African batsman Aiden Markram will replace England’s Dawid Malan for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
England’s star batsman Dawid Malan has raised doubts about his participation in the forthcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021 and the Ashes 2021-22. Dawid Malan has confirmed that he will be playing for Punjab Kings in the second leg of IPL 2021 but is unsure of the other two tournaments, that will follow the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League.
Dawid Malan, who plays for Punjab Kings in IPL, said the upcoming schedule leaves him in a tricky situation as he wants to play both T20 World Cup and the Ashes but isn’t sure whether he will be picked for the longest format in England squad. IPL 2021: World No.1 T20 batsman Dawid Malan declares, ‘I am committed to IPL 2021’
England's Dawid Malan is currently the No 1 batsman in the T20I format. Sportzpics Malan, who was picked up by the rechristened Punjab Kings at his base price of Rs 1.5 crore, has his sights set on making a similar impact in his maiden IPL season.