Indian Premier League 2017 received setbacks before the start of the tournament as many players were sidelined due to injuries or other reasons.
While big guns like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers would be joining the team later after suffering injuries. Some players like Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh, R Ashwin, KL Rahul had to withdraw their name due to injury.
Delhi Daredevils received a blow when their star all-rounder Jean-Paul Duminy opted out from IPL 2017 due to "personal reasons."
Delhi Daredevils have roped in Australian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus as a replacement for JP Duminy for the ongoing IPL season. Hilfenhaus comes with an enormous amount of experience and Delhi's side would want his service.
RCB has replaced KL Rahul with Kerala's Vishnu Vinod for IPL 2017. Vinod being a wicket-keeper could prove handy for the Bengaluru's side. The 23-year-old Vinod has been performing well in the limited-overs formats in domestic cricket.
Also, Rising Pune Supergiant announced 17 years old all-rounder from Tamil Nadu, Washington Sundar as the replacement for injured Ravi Ashwin. R Ashwin had picked up a sports hernia and hence was unable to play for the Pune's side.