IPL Technical Committee approves Jason’s replacement in Mumbai Indians

Mitchell McClenaghan (left will be replaced by Jason Behrendorff (right) in Mumbai Indians squad for IPL 2018 season - InsideSport

The IPL Technical Committee has approved a replacement for Jason Behrendorff – left-arm fast bowler from Australia – in the Mumbai Indians squad.

The Australian is suffering from a back problem and has been ruled out of the VIVO IPL 2018. In accordance with the Player Regulations, the Mumbai Indians were allowed to choose a replacement from the Registered and Available Player Pool (RAPP).

The Mumbai Indians subsequently picked New Zealand’s Mitchell McClenaghan at his base price of INR 1 Cr.

Behrendorff was bought by Mumbai franchisee for INR 1.5 crore in IPL 2018 auction while McClenaghan went unsold.