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Injury ends Kumar's IPL campaign for Hyderabad

Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - India v Pakistan - Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - June 16, 2019 India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar goes off after sustaining an injury Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Injured quick Bhuvneshwar Kumar will miss the remainder of the Indian Premier League, his Sunrisers Hyderabad team said on Tuesday.

The 30-year-old appeared to sustain a thigh injury during Friday’s match against Chennai Super Kings in Dubai and eventually limped off the field having failed to complete his fourth over.

“Bhuvneshwar Kumar is ruled out of #Dream11IPL 2020 due to injury. We wish him a speedy recovery,” his team wrote on Twitter.

Left-arm quick Prithvi Raj Yarra will replace Kumar in the David Warner-led side, who are second from bottom in the eight-team league having managed two wins from five matches.

The 2016 winners have already lost all-rounder Mitchell Marsh through injury and signed West Indies captain Jason Holder to fill that void.

Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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