Ben Hilfenhaus, the Australian fast bowler, has been signed by the Delhi Daredevils as a replacement for South African batsman J.P. Duminy for the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017. Hilfenhaus has represented Australia in 27 Tests, 25 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 7 T20 Internationals. He has played for two IPL franchises in past editions. Kerala wicket-keeper batsman, Vishnu Vinod, has replaced injured K.L. Rahul in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad. Rahul was ruled out of the tournament due to a shoulder injury. The 23-year-old Vinod has had a good run in the limited-overs formats in domestic cricket, hitting a total of 16 sixes in T20 competitions.
Washington Sundar, the Tamil Nadu batsman, has been signed by the Rising Pune Supergiant as a replacement for Indian Test all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin. Sundar represented India at the under-19 level and made his senior debut for Tamil Nadu last season.
Kings XI Punjab have signed India fast bowler Ishant Sharma to replace the injured Vijay M. Vijay who was ruled out due to a wrist and shoulder injury. Ishant has featured in 70 VIVO IPL matches and has taken 58 wickets with a best of five for 12.