IPL 2021: New Zealand pacer added to Mumbai Indians squad as a reserve participant

Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) dangle had a blended season to date inside the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The Rohit Sharma-led side has carried out 5 fixtures and gained handiest two video video games. They’ve confronted defeat inside the ultimate three suits and are at the moment positioned at quantity 4 inside the capabilities desk with a win sprint fee (NRR) of -0.032.

As a result of the fourteenth version of the cash-rich league progresses, MI dangle added a participant to their squad to additional improve their bowling assault. The 5-time winners dangle included New Zealand speedster Scott Kuggeleijn of their camp as a reserve participant.

The rules concerning Kuggeleijn was as soon as confirmed by his countryman and MI all-rounder James Neesham. The Auckland-lad posted an Instagram yarn the construct Kuggeleijn can even even be considered enjoying a recreation of snooker.

The entire squad of MI are at the moment in Delhi as they’re imagined to play their subsequent 4 video video games at Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium. These 4 suits are in opposition to Rajasthan Royals  (April 29), Chennai Honorable Kings (May probably probably nicely moreover merely 01), Sunrisers Hyderabad (May probably probably nicely moreover merely 04), and Royals (May probably probably nicely moreover merely 08).

James Neesham (Instagram)

It’s not the primary time that Kuggeleijn has joined an IPL franchise. Earlier, he has carried out inside the one yr 2019 for MS Dhoni’s CSK. The 29-one year-old pacer carried out handiest two suits and picked up a few wickets inside the twelfth version of the worthwhile league.

Total, the Hamilton-born paceman has carried out 120 T20s and brought 118 wickets, with 4/18 being his easiest. By way of the worldwide enviornment, the acceptable-armer has appeared in two One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 16 T20 Internationals (T20Is) for New Zealand. The Kiwi pacer has bagged 5 scalps inside the 50-over construction, whereas inside the shortest construction, he has picked up 13 wickets.

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