Australian pacer Hilfenhaus included in Delhi Daredevils squad

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New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus has been roped in by Delhi Daredevils as a replacement for South African batsman J.P. Duminy for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), it was announced on Friday.

Hilfenhaus has represented Australia in 27 Tests, 25 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and seven T20 Internationals. He has not played international matches since 2012. The 34-year-old has played for two IPL franchises in past editions.

Kerala wicketkeeper-batsman Vishnu Vinod has replaced injured Lokesh Rahul in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad. Rahul was ruled out of the tournament due to a shoulder injury. The 23-year-old Vinod has had a good run in the limited-overs formats in domestic cricket, hitting a total of 16 sixes in T20 competitions.

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Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu batsman Washington Sundar has been signed by Rising Pune Supergiant as a replacement for Indian Test all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin. Sundar represented India at the under-19 level and made his senior debut for Tamil Nadu last season.



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