IPL 2019: Kings XI Punjab’s C. V. Varun ruled out of IPL

The leg-spinner has failed to recover from a finger injury.

File Photo: C. V. Varun took one wicket for 35 runs in the only contest he played in the IPL this season.   -  R. Ragu

C. V. Varun, the Kings XI Punjab spinner, was on Wednesday ruled out of the Indian Premier League as he failed to recover from an injury.

The leg-spinner from Tamil Nadu had been on the sidelines for much of the IPL season due to a finger injury. He played only one match in the competition — against Kolkata Knight Riders in March, 2019.

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He was injured during his team’s visit to Chennai in April. It sidelined him for a few weeks.

“While the team was hopeful that Chakravarthy would return for the final few games of the campaign, his recovery however has not been sufficient. The 27-year-old will return home as a result. KXIP wishes him a speedy recovery and the very best for the rest of the year,” KXIP said in a communique.

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