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Mumbai Indians sign Luke Wood in replacement of injured Behrendorff

By Akshay - March 19, 2024 12:02 PM

Mumbai Indians sign Luke Wood in replacement of injured Behrendorff: Five-time champion Mumbai Indians is all set forIPL 2024. This time the team will play under the leadership of its new captain Hardik Pandya in place of Rohit Sharma. Mumbai is also among those teams which are troubled by injury problems before the 17th season of IPL. Mumbai's Australian fast bowler Jason Behrendorff will not be able to play this season due to injury, due to which Mumbai Indians have had to include another player in his place in the team.

Mumbai has replaced England's left-arm fast bowler Luke Wood in the team in place of Behrendorff. According to the statement issued by IPL, Wood will join Mumbai Indians for Rs 50 lakh. Mumbai Indians have included Luke Wood in place of Jason Behrendorff in the squad for the upcoming IPL 2024, the IPL said in a statement. Wood has played five T20 and two ODI matches for England. He has eight wickets to his name so far in T20, whereas in ODI he has not been able to take any wicket yet. Wood was part of the Peshawar Zalmi team captained by Babar Azam in the recently concluded Pakistan Super League.

Madushanka and Coetzee are also injured

Mumbai team's two other foreign bowlers, Dilshan Madushanka and Gerald Coetzee, are also injured and are doubtful for their team's IPL 2024 opener against Gujarat Titans on March 24.

Mumbai Indians Team

Rohit Sharma, Tim David, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Verma, Dewald Brewis, Ishan Kishan, Vishnu Vinod, Hardik Pandya (captain), Romario Shepherd, Nehal Wadhera, Gerald Coetzee, Mohammad Nabi, Jasprit Bumrah, Luke Wood, Kumar Karthikeya, Akash Madhwal. , Arjun Tendulkar, Piyush Chawla, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwan Thushara, Anshul Kamboj, Shreyas Gopal, Shams Mulani, Naman Dheer and Shivalik Sharma.

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