Mumbai: Five-time champions Mumbai Indians on Thursday signed South African Tristan Stubbs as a replacement for left-arm pacer Tymal Mills, who has sustained an ankle injury and has been ruled out of the remainder of IPL 2022.Also Read – LIVE | IPL 2022, DC vs SRH Score: Warner-Powell Power Delhi To 207/3 After 20 Overs
The England pacer played five matches for Mumbai this season, picking up six wickets at an economy of 11.17. Mills last played on April 16 against Lucknow Super Giants, where he conceded 54 runs from three wicketless overs. Also Read – Ravi Shastri Has His Say On Virat Kohli’s Low Strike-Rate In IPL 2022, Makes A Big Prediction
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His replacement Stubbs is a middle-order batter and will join Mumbai for a price of Rs 20 lakh. The 21-year-old has had a promising domestic season, scoring 293 runs at an average of 48.83 and a strike rate of 183.12 for Warriors in the recently concluded CSA Challenge.
In all, the young wicket-keeper has scored 506 runs and three half-centuries from 17 T20s, at a strike rate of 157.14. He has also featured in eight first-class and 11 List A games.
Stubbs was also a part of the South Africa A squad for their ongoing tour of Zimbabwe.
Mumbai Indians is currently struggling in IPL 2022. MI record his first win out of 9 games against Rajasthan Royals . Mumbai will face Gujarat Titans on May 6 Wednesday at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.