March 30 (CRICKETNMORE) - Kolkata Knight Riders got a major blow, as Mitchell Starc is set to miss IPL 2018. Mitchel Starc, is currently playing test series against South Africa where he has been ruled out from the last match of the test series where Australia is struggling against Australia to get their series levelled. Mitchell Starc got an injury in his right leg before the 4th test match that was scheduled in New Wanderers Stadium at Johannesburg.
IPL is going to start from 7 April 2018 and Kolkata Knight Riders have to face Royal Challengers Bangalore in their first match, this might act like a major setback for Kolkata Knight Riders just before the IPL kicks off. Kolkata Knight Riders roped this speedster by offering him a whooping amount of 9.4crores.