Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders might have ended their losing streak, but their injury woes have become worse with Laxmi Shukla ruled out for the season, while Manoj Tiwary laid low for at least a week.
The team management on Friday confirmed that Tiwary would not be travelling with their side for their back-to-back away matches in Chennai on Sunday and Raipur (vs Delhi Daredevils) on May 1.
"Tiwary has about six stitches in his hand. He will be out for at least seven days and we will be monitoring him. At the moment, he won`t be travelling with us," a team official said.
But the good news for the team was that Tiwary`s replacement, Manvender Bisla returned to form with an unbeaten half-century to help KKR beat Kings XI Punjab by six wickets to revive their IPL 6 hopes....more
02:06 PM, Apr 27, 2013