IPL 2022: Tristan Stubbs makes DEBUT for Mumbai Indians, becomes THIRD South African player to play IPL before International cricket – Check out all you need to know

IPL 2022: CSK vs MI Live – South African batter Tristan Stubbs is making his debut for Mumbai Indians on Thursday, May 12,…

IPL 2022: Tristan Stubbs makes DEBUT for Mumbai Indians, becomes THIRD South African player to play IPL before International cricket - Check out
IPL 2022: Tristan Stubbs makes DEBUT for Mumbai Indians, becomes THIRD South African player to play IPL before International cricket - Check out

IPL 2022: CSK vs MI Live – South African batter Tristan Stubbs is making his debut for Mumbai Indians on Thursday, May 12, where MI are taking on Chennai Super Kings. With this, he becomes the third South African player to play IPL before making his international debut. Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates and CSK vs MI Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

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Stubbs is a talented 21-year-old middle-order batter from South Africa, who represents Warriors in the domestic circuit. He has played 17 T20 matches so far, in which he has scored 506 runs at an average of 38.92 and a strike rate of 157.14.

IPL 2022: Tristan Stubbs makes DEBUT for Mumbai Indians, becomes THIRD South African player to play IPL before International cricket – Check out

Besides that, Stubbs has scored 275 runs in List A cricket at an average of nearly 30 and in first-class cricket, he has scored 465 runs at an impressive average of nearly 40. Though he usually is a wicketkeeper-batter, Stubbs can also bowl off-spin if needed. He has bowled 20 overs in first-class cricket, where he has picked up 1 wicket by conceding 68 runs. Whereas in T20 cricket, he has picked up 1 wicket by bowling 11 overs.

IPL 2022: Tristan Stubbs makes DEBUT for Mumbai Indians, becomes THIRD South African player to play IPL before International cricket - Check out
Tristan Stubbs is making his IPL debut

IPL 2022: Tristan Stubbs makes DEBUT for Mumbai Indians, becomes THIRD South African player to play IPL before International cricket – Check out

Notably, Stubbs was signed as a replacement for English pacer Tymal Mills, who was ruled out of the season after sustaining an ankle injury. A big reason behind MI’s decision to sign Stubbs was his performance in the recently-concluded CSA Challenge, where he scored 293 runs at an average of 48.83 and a strike rate of 183.12. Though not for the national team, Stubbs has played for South Africa A in their tour of Zimbabwe.

IPL 2022: Tristan Stubbs makes DEBUT for Mumbai Indians, becomes THIRD South African player to play IPL before International cricket – Check out

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