New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell Santner has been ruled out for nine months due to a knee injury.
Santner will miss Test series against England which is scheduled later this month and would not be playing this IPL.
He needs to undergo a surgery which will keep him out of action for six to nine months, the team confirmed on Wednesday.
The 26-year old felt discomfort during the limited overs matches against England and a scan revealed a bone defect. Further scans showed that the injury has worsened a Santner would need a surgery.
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