Litton Das Replacement: Kolkata Knight Riders have announced Liton Das’ replacement for the remaining matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League. That is Johnson Charles, who is a good wicketkeeper and batsman in West Indies. Incidentally, Liton had to leave Bangladesh midway through the IPL tournament due to family reasons. As for Johnson, he can bat quite well. Kolkata Knight Riders took him to the team for 50 lakh rupees.
Let us inform you that this information has been given on the official Twitter page of the IPL tournament. It tweeted that, ‘Kolkata Knight Riders replaced Liton Das with Johnson Charles on Thursday.’ For now, KKR brigade is expecting from Charles that he can perform well in the remaining matches. You Can See The Tweet Here:
Cricket career of Johnson Charles
Now, let’s discuss the cricket career of Johnson Charles. So this wicketkeeper-batter has already done enough eye-catching batting. He has also played 41 international T20 matches for the West Indies cricket team so far. Johnson Charles scored 971 runs in his career which is a fairly good number. Johnson Charles was a member of the West Indies cricket team. When they won the 2016’s T20 World Cup. He was also a member of the 2012 team.
Johnson also played 48 ODIs for West Indies. He has already scored 1,283 runs. He scored 2 centuries and 4 half-centuries in this format. Charles has so far scored a total of 5,607 runs in 224 T20 matches. He also scored 5 centuries and 32 half-centuries in T20 cricket. His highest score is 118 runs. On the other hand, Charles’ wicketkeeping record is also quite good. In his career in T20 matches, he made five stamp outs and took 82 catches.
Let us inform you that Kolkata Knight Riders did not perform well in the current IPL season. This team has played 9 matches so far and won only 3 matches. Kolkata have lost 6 matches so far. They are standing at number 7 in the points table.