Mumbai, May 6: Mumbai Indians (MI) have signed Tristan Stubbs as replacement for left-arm pacer Tymal Mills for the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. Mills has an ankle injury and has been ruled out for the rest of the tournament.
His replacement Tristan Stubbs, is a young 21-year old wicket-keeper from South Africa. He has played 17 T20s and has scored 506 runs scoring three half centuries at a strike-rate of 157.14. He will join MI at the price of Rs 20 lakh.
The talented middle-order batter, recently debuted for the national South African A Squad against Zimbabwe. Tristan has had a very promising domestic season and played an important role for his team in the recently concluded T20 domestic league.
The MI will face Gujarat Titans in its 10th league match of Tata IPL 2022 on Friday at the Brabourne stadium. The team is placed last in the points table with only one win so far in the tournament.