Kevon Cooper to miss rest of IPL

Updated: 01 May 2012 22:48 IST

Kevon Cooper, the Rajasthan Royals all-rounder, has suffered a knee fracture and will be out of action for four to five weeks.

Kevon Cooper to miss rest of IPL
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Jaipur:

Kevon Cooper, the Rajasthan Royals all-rounder, has suffered a knee fracture and will be out of action for four to five weeks. Cooper, the leading wicket-taker for the Royals this season, was injured while fielding during the game against Delhi Daredevils on April 29. Rahul Dravid, Royals' captain, said that losing Cooper is unfortunate for the team.

"He has come in as a young kid and performed exceptionally well and done some difficult jobs for us," Dravid said.

Cooper, who was playing his first season in the IPL, had a dream debut as he picked up four wickets and slammed a first-ball six in the game against Kings XI Punjab. He played six games and totalled ten wickets at an economy rate of 7.25. He was bought by the Royals in this years' auction for $50,000.

Topics : Cricket Indian Premier League 2012 Rajasthan Royals Kevon Cooper
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