IPL 2019: Sam Billings Flies Back Home To Join Kent
Yet another major blow for the Chennai Super Kings, as they lost the services of Sam Billings for the remaining part of the Indian Premier League 2019. Though he was not a certain starter in the playing XI, he was there first preferred choice when a foreigner picks up an injury. Now, he hands his services to Kent Cricket team.
The flamboyant striker of the ball had an impressive stint with Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League edition of 2018. He has been their best batsman in the middle overs, which helped them to win the title, even though coming back to the tournament after 2 years.
Sam Billings to play against Glamorgan:
Meanwhile, the Kent head coach Matt Walker has confirmed Sam Billings is in line to make his first appearance of the season at Glamorgan on Thursday. The skipper of Kent Sam Billings has always been their best batsman in the ranks and also a brilliant Wicket-keeper.
Sam (Billings) will be back on Thursday, he’ll fly in on Wednesday hopefully to play against Glamorgan so that’s a really nice boost to have another player back.
Of late, Kent has hit with the injury crisis. Their key players have picked up injuries, which made things look bleak for the team. However, the return of Sam Billings would bring some positive vibes for the team.
The major player of Kent injured with back trouble is their all-rounder, Joe Denly, who made a cut into ICC World Cup 2019.
Coming back to Chennai Super Kings, they are placed on top of the table and became the first team to qualify for the playoff stage in the 2019 edition of IPL. They are currently with 16 points in their kitty. Sam Billings is their second player to miss out action after David Willey went back home for personal reasons.
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