Kolkata Knight Riders signed England batter Jason Roy for Rs. 2.8 crore for the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season. Roy’s base price was Rs. 1.5 crore.
The right-handed batter last played in the IPL in 2021 for Sunrisers Hyderabad and scored 150 runs in five matches. The 32-year-old has played 64 T20Is for England, scoring 1522 runs at a strike rate of 137.61.
Earlier, Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of IPL 2023 due to a lower back injury while Shakib Al Hasan confirmed he will not be available for the tournament.
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