IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans And Rajasthan Royals Announce Replacements For Robin Minz & Adam Zampa

IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans And Rajasthan Royals Announce Replacements For Robin Minz & Adam Zampa

Robin Minz ruled out due to injury after meeting with a bike accident while Adam Zampa pulled out of the tournament due to personal reasons

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Friday, March 22, 2024, 02:08 PM IST
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Robin Minz and Adam Zampa | Credits: Twitter

Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals have announced their replacements for Robin Minz and Adam Zampa, respectively ahead of IPL 2024. Minz and Zampa have been ruled out of the tournament.

Robin Minz suffered from injury after met with a bike accident on March 3 and was under observation. GT acquired the services of Minz for a whopping INR 3.6 crore at the IPL 2024 Auction. While Adam Zampa pulled out of the upcoming IPL season due to personal reasons. He was retained by Rajasthan Royals for INR 1.5 crore ahead of IPL 2024 Auction.

In a statement released by the Indian Premier League, Gujarat Titans roped in B R Sharath as a replacement for Robin Minz, while Tanush Kotian replaced Adam Zampa in the Rajasthan Royals squad ahead of IPL 2024.

Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals already suffered a big blow before Robin Minz and Adam Zampa were ruled out of the upcoming IPL season. GT will miss the services of Mohammed Shami, who underwent surgery on his Achilles heel and will begin his rehabilitation at National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.

Rajasthan Royals is a pacer less in the squad as Prasidh Krishna recently underwent surgery for quadriceps injury. In an official statement by BCCI, board stated that Karnataka pacer is currently under the observation of medical team and will travel to NCA for rehabilitation soon.

B R Sharath and Tanush Kotian join for INR 20 lakh

Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals have roped in BR Sharath and Tanush Kotian at a base price of INR 20 lakh, respectively. Sharath and Tanush were part of the IPL 2024 Auction but none of the franchises were interested in buying them.

Sharath represents Karnataka in domestic cricket and played 28 matches in T20 cricket. The 27-year-old played Bijapur Bulls, Shivamogga Bulls and Mangalore Dargons in Karnataka Premier League. In T20, Sharath scored 328 runs, including a fifty, at an average of 15.71 in 28 matches.

Tanush Kotian, on the other hand, was one of the instrumental players in helping Mumbai triumphed record-extending 42nd Ranji Trophy title. Kotian was adjudged Player of the Tournament for his brilliant all-round performance with 502 runs and 29 wickets in the 2023-24 Ranji Trophy season.

In T20 cricket, Kotian hasn't been so impressive yet as he scored just 62 runs and picked 24 wickets in 23 matches.

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