Mumbai Indians, on Friday (November 3), secured the providers of West Indian allrounder Romario Shepherd by a commerce with Lucknow Tremendous Giants.
Within the final public sale for this yr’s IPL, the Lucknow-based outfit had signed up Romario Shepherd at his base value of Rs 50 lakh. Nevertheless, he performed only one sport for Lucknow Tremendous Giants and didn’t make any massive impression. The 28-year-old started his profession in IPL 2022 with Sunrisers Hyderabad.
In his maiden IPL season, he performed three video games and scored 58 runs along with choosing up 3 wickets earlier than being launched by the Hyderabad-based outfit. Romario Shepherd is a medium fast-bowler who is thought for his variations and can also be a hard-hitting batsman.
He has performed 31 T20Is to this point and has scored 304 runs and picked up 31 wickets. Earlier this yr, he impressed within the house collection in opposition to India. The correct-arm pacer picked up 9 wickets in 5 video games together with a four-wicket haul within the series-decider to assist his aspect clinch a well-known collection win.
Total in T20s, he has picked up 109 wickets and has scored virtually 1000 runs in 99 video games. He has a median of 23 in bowling and a strike charge of 150 with the bat within the shortest format of the sport. Romario Shepherd is the form of participant that each crew desires in T20s and Mumbai Indians shall be hoping that he delivers for them in IPL 2024.
Mumbai Indians look to reclaim title:
Mumbai Indians shall be seeking to reclaim the IPL title within the upcoming IPL season. After a disappointing marketing campaign in IPL 2022 the place they completed on the backside of the factors desk within the 10-team competitors, the Rohit Sharma-led aspect did nicely to make it to the playoffs in IPL 2023. They misplaced to the Gujarat Titans within the second qualifier.
The five-time IPL winners haven’t received the title since 2020 and shall be determined to go all the best way subsequent season. They’ve already began their preparations for the following season. Earlier than roping in Romario Shepherd, the Mumbai-based outfit had appointed their former pacer Lasith Malinga as their new bowling coach.