Arjun Tendulkar son of Legend Sachin Tendulkar was bought by Mumbai Indians at his base cost of Rs 20 Lacs in the IPL auction of 2020. With him harmed, Simarjeet Singh, the 23-year-old Delhi quick seamer, has been roped in as the substitution.
“Mumbai Indians have added Simarjeet Singh as an injury replacement to Arjun Tendulkar for the remainder of their IPL 2021 season,” Mumbai Indians confirmed in a release on Wednesday, September 29. “The right arm medium fast bowler has started training with the team after completing the mandatory quarantine as per IPL guidelines.”
Simarjeet was one of India’s five reserved bowlers on their restricted overs visit to Sri Lanka in July, close by Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, and R Sai Kishore. Till date, he has played 10 First class matches, 19 List A games and 15 T20s, and has packed away 37, 19 and 18 wickets in the particular configurations.
Mumbai Indians, who are presently positioned at the fifth situation in the points table, with five wins from 11 matches, will next face Delhi Capitals in Sharjah on Saturday, October 2.
Now they have to win every match to make themselves assure for the playoffs race.