IPL 2023 KKR vs GT: Litton Das leaves Kolkata Knight Riders as he heads back to Bangladesh due to family emergency

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have been handed a major blow ahead of their upcoming match against Gujarat Titans (GT) as Litton Das, the Bangladeshi wicket-keeper batsman, has returned to his home country due to a family emergency. The news was confirmed by KKR in a statement released on Friday.

Das, who was signed by KKR for INR 50 Lakh, played just one match in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season against Delhi Capitals (DC) but failed to make an impact. The right-handed batsman managed to score only 2 runs before being dismissed. However, his absence will be felt by KKR, who are looking to build on their impressive victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their last game.


KKR released a statement about Das’s departure, saying that the player had to return to Bangladesh due to an urgent family medical emergency. The statement also expressed the team’s well wishes for Das and his family during this difficult time.

Das’s departure raises questions about whether KKR will name a replacement for the remainder of the tournament. The team management is yet to make an official announcement about the matter.

KKR will be hoping that they can overcome this setback and continue their winning momentum in the IPL. The team has been in good form recently, winning three of their last four matches. They will face a tough challenge against Gujarat Titans, who have been performing well this season and currently sit in third place in the IPL table.

As the tournament progresses, it will be interesting to see how KKR cope with the absence of Das and whether they can maintain their form and challenge for the IPL title.