1 Apr 2011

Southee to play in IPL

6:15 am on 1 April 2011

The New Zealand pace bowler Tim Southee has been signed up by IPL cricket champions the Chennai Super Kings.

Chennai is coached by Stephen Fleming and Steve Rixon.

Southee took 18 wickets in the World cup.

He'll replace Australian Doug Bollinger who is injured.

The new IPL season starts later this month.