IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad name Jammu & Kashmir’s Umran Malik as short-term COVID-19 replacement for T Natarajan

IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad name Umran Malik as short-term COVID-19 replacement for T Natarajan
IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad name Umran Malik as short-term COVID-19 replacement for T Natarajan

IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad name Umran Malik as short-term COVID-19 replacement for T Natarajan: Sunrisers Hyderabad have brought in medium-pacer Umran Malik as a short-term COVID-19 replacement for T Natarajan for their ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 campaign in the UAE.

Natarajan had tested positive for COVID-19 before the team’s fixture against Delhi Capitals on September 22. Malik has played one T20 and List A match for Jammu Kashmir and has picked a total of four wickets. He is already part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad as a net bowler, stated an IPL release.

Under Regulation 6.1 (c), franchisees are allowed to sign a short-term replacement player until the original squad member is permitted to re-enter the team’s bio-secure environment.

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IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad name Umran Malik as short-term COVID-19 replacement for T Natarajan

Hence, Malik will only be a part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad side until Natarajan recovers and is allowed to join the team.

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