IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans rope in Sandeep Warrier as Mohd Shami replacement

IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans rope in Sandeep Warrier as Mohd Shami replacement

Mohammed Shami replacement Sandeep Warrier had an unsuccessful stint with Mumbai Indians but he bounced back in Ranji Trophy for TN.

Last year’s runners-up Gujarat Titans have finally found a replacement for Mohammed Shami. Tamil Nadu pacer Sandeep Warrier who missed out on a deal in IPL 2024 auction will join the Shubman Gill-led side. He was with Mumbai Indians last season.

Mohammed Shami underwent a surgery on his right heel last month. He is currently in recovery. Shami has been out since ODI World Cup in November and is also doubtful for T20 World Cup.

Who is Mohammed Shami replacement?

Sandeep Warrier who switched allegiance from Kerala to Tamil Nadu has had good returns in domestic circuit.

He bagged 24 wickets in 9 matches for Tamil Nadu in Ranji Trophy at an average of 25.08. Warrier also bagged 11 wickets Vijay Hazare Trophy for TN. However, he had a below average IPL 2023 with just five wickets to his name.

Warrier will link up with Umesh Yadav and Mohit Sharma apart from Kartik Tyagi for Gujarat Titans for GT vs MI clash on March 24.

IPL 2024 News

MI Full Squad

Shubman Gill (c), David Miller, Matthew Wade, Wriddhiman Saha, Kane Williamson, Abhinav Manohar, B. Sai Sudharsan, Darshan Nalkande, Vijay Shankar, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmad, Sai Kishore, Rashid Khan, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma, Azmatullah Omarzai, Umesh Yadav, Shahrukh Khan, Sushant Mishra, Kartik Tyagi, Manav Suthar, Spencer Johnson.


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