Junior Dala replaces injured Chris Morris in DD squad

Chris Morris is another injury casualty for Delhi Daredevils, which had also lost Kagiso Rabada to an injury before the season began.

Chris Morris's utility as a genuine all-rounder will be missed.   -  AP

There seems to be no end to Delhi Daredevils’ miseries after star all-rounder Chris Morris pulled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League owing to a back injury.

Read: ‘Need one win to set ball rolling for DD’

South Africa’s right-arm fast medium Junior Dala has been called in as replacement for Morris, who played four games aggregating 46 runs and three wickets to show for his efforts.

Dala came into prominence during the recent series against India, where he played all three T20 Internationals taking seven wickets. He was one of the finds for South Africa in the T20 series which they lost 1-2. Dala will be wearing jersey No 3 for Daredevils.

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