Jonny Bairstow out of IPL 2023, Punjab Kings name Matthew Short as replacement
With less than a week remaining for the forthcoming edition of the Indian Premeier League (IPL), Punjab Kings endured a major blow in the form of Jonny Bairstow. The English cricketer, who has a reputation of being one of the most destructive batter in the format, has been released from the Punjab squad after failing to recover from his injury.
Punjab Kings have named Matthew Short as his replacement.
“We regret to inform you that Jonny Bairstow will not be a part of the IPL this season because of his injury. We wish him the best and look forward to seeing him next season.
“We are pleased to welcome Matthew Short as his replacement,” the franchise tweeted.