IPL 2016: Mumbai Indians sign Jerome Taylor as replacement for Lasith Malinga

Jerome Taylor replaces injured Lasith Malinga in the Mumbai Indians IPL 2016 squad.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:April 27, 2016 4:48 pm

Mumbai Indians have signed West Indies seamer Jerome Taylor as a replacement for Lasith Malinga who was ruled out of the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League due to recurring knee injury.

Malinga was also expected to miss Sri Lanka’s upcoming tour of England, as well as the Caribbean Premier League.

Taylor has played for the Kings XI Punjab and now-defunct Pune Warriors India.

In the ongoing edition, the Rohit Sharma-led unit are fifth in the points table with three wins from seven games they have played so far.

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