New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert has joined Kolkata Knight Riders as a replacement to injured USA pacer Ali Khan in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL 2020). He's got a \ud83d\udcaf off 40 balls in T20 cricket!That speaks for itself! Here's welcoming explosive Kiwi, Tim Seifert.#KKRHaiTaiyaar #Dream11IPL pic.twitter.com\/nFVjmgJNsP— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) October 20, 2020 \u201cHe's got a 100 off 40 balls in T20 cricket! That speaks for itself! Here's welcoming explosive Kiwi, Tim Seifert,\u201d KKR posted on their Twitter handle. The right-arm fast bowler, Ali Khan was the first USA cricketer to be signed by the IPL franchise. Ali Khan was signed as a replacement to injured England bowler Harry Gurney. Gurney is scheduled to have surgery related to a shoulder injury and has pulled out of both the IPL and England\u2019s Vitality Blast last month. Earlier this week, Stuff.co.nz had reported that the New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert has been signed up by KKR as his replacement. The 25-year-old is a capped player and has played 24 T20Is \u2013 and 3 ODIs. Best-remembered for his innings of 84 off 43 against India, in opening T20I last year.