New Delhi: New Zealand fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan has been called as the replacement for injured Jason Behrendorff in the Mumbai Indians squad for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Also Read - Mitchell Starc Provides Video Footage to Prove Injury For USD 1.43 Million IPL Insurance Payout
Australian Behrendorff is suffering from a back problem and has been ruled out of the Twenty20 cricket tournament, according to a statement. Also Read - Four-Time IPL Winners Mumbai Indians to Start Training From Thursday Under Strict Guidelines
“In accordance with the Player Regulations, the Mumbai Indians were allowed to choose a replacement from the Registered and Available Player Pool (RAPP),” IPL said after the tournament’s Technical Committee approved the replacement. Also Read - Ricky Ponting Looked After me Like a Child, Was a Father Figure: Hardik Pandya
Three-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians picked left-arm pacer McClenaghan at his base price of Rs 1 crore.
The 31-year-old was part of Mumbai Indians squads which won in 2013, 2015 and 2017. (With IANS inputs)