Mumbai Indians Sign West Indies Pacer Taylor as Malinga's Replacement

Mumbai Indians signed West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor to replace injured Sri Lankan paceman Lasith Malinga.

Published: 27th April 2016 05:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th April 2016 05:27 PM   |  A+A-


Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians and Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians are congratulated for getting Virender Sehwag of Kings XI Punjab wicket during IPL match in Mohali on Sunday | PTI


MUMBAI: Mumbai Indians on Wednesday signed West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor to replace injured Sri Lankan paceman Lasith Malinga for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

Malinga was ruled out with a recurring knee injury. He has played 98 matches in thr IPL since joining the Mumbai Indians in 2009.

"Taylor will be available for selection for Mumbai subject to the completion of contractual paperwork formalities. The pacer has previously played in IPL representing KXIP and Pune franchise," an IPL statement said on Wednesday.

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