BBL 2021-22 – Chris Jordan jets into Sydney Sixers squad as replacement for Carlos Brathwaite



Jordan set to play for his fourth BBL membership after Brathwaite is dominated out of the match as a consequence of shoulder surgical procedure

Two-time defending BBL champions Sydney Sixers have pulled off a coup signing England fast Chris Jordan as a world replacement for Carlos Brathwaite after the West Indian was dominated out of the match as a consequence of a shoulder damage.

Brathwaite has undergone surgical procedure and is unavailable for the whole BBL. Jordan has been signed at quick discover to bolster Sixers’ squad alongside fellow England internationals James Vince and Tom Curran.

Jordan has beforehand performed for three totally different BBL golf equipment in three totally different seasons, beginning at Adelaide Strikers in 2016-17 earlier than a brief stint with Sydney Thunder in 2018-19. He performed virtually a full season with Perth Scorchers in 2019-20 earlier than having to go away the match late as a consequence of worldwide responsibility.

Jordan comes off a T20 World Cup the place he was arguably England’s greatest seamer claiming six wickets at an financial system price of 6.84. Cricket NSW Head of Male Cricket Michael Klinger, who oversees Sixers’ checklist administration, mentioned Jordan was a helpful addition.

“It’s disappointing for Carlos and the group that he has succumbed to injury but Chris is a world-class T20 cricketer and will provide the Sixers with fantastic versatility and high-quality skills in all three aspects of the game,” Klinger mentioned.

“His death bowling and changeups, as well as being one of the world’s best fielders, will be a huge asset for the Sixers early in the BBL.

“He is skilled in taking part in within the BBL and has been beforehand profitable on this match.

“I know Greg Shipperd (Sixers coach) and the rest of the coaching staff are very excited to have Chris on board.”

Sixers will open their new marketing campaign on Sunday, December 5 in opposition to Melbourne Stars on the SCG.

Sydney Sixers squad: Moises Henriques (c), Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Daniel Christian, Tom Curran (Eng), Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Daniel Hughes, Chris Jordan (Eng), Hayden Kerr, Nathan Lyon, Ben Manenti, Stephen O’Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince (Eng)

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