LSG names a late replacement for an ailing India star ahead of the IPL 2023 playoffs.

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), competing for the final playoff position in the 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), are already without

skipper KL Rahul and senior pacer Jaydev Unadkat for the current season of the cash-rich event. In the first round of the IPL 2023,

the Lucknow-based franchise suffered twin injury blows to Rahul and Unadkat. On Thursday,

the Lucknow Super Giants announced the replacement for pacer Unadkat, who was replaced by seasoned batter Karun Nair in the LSG team.

The Lucknow Super Giants have successfully signed Suryansh Shedge as a replacement for injured bowler Unadkat for the remainder of the Indian Premier League 2023,

according to an IPL media advisory published on Thursday. Unadkat of LSG suffered a shoulder injury during training earlier this season.

Suryansh has been hired by the Lucknow-based franchise for INR 20 lakh.Unadkat, who had an injury in the nets during the IPL 2023,

is anticipated to be fully fit for India's World Test Championship final against Australia.