Umran Malik joins Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. Sunrisers Hyderabad has Umran Malik as a short-term COVID-19. Also, substitute for T Natarajan for the Indian Premier League 2021 season. Natarajan had tested positive for COVID-19. Umran Malik joins, Before SRH’s match against Delhi Capitals on September 22.
Apart from Natarajan has six of his close contacts. Including Vijay Shankar was asked to isolate themselves. He is from Jammu Kashmir, Malik has played one T20. Also, List A game each so far and has claimed a total of four wickets. Umran is already part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad camp as a net bowler.
“Under Regulation 6.1 (c), franchisees are allowed to sign. As a short-term replacement player. Until the original squad member is permitted to re-enter. Also, the team’s bio-secure environment. Hence, Malik will only be a part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad side. It is until Natarajan recovers and is allowing to join the team.”
T Natarajan played only two matches in the first half of IPL 2021. He claimed two wickets. Natarajan is subsequently ruled out. Due to a knee injury and also underwent surgery.
Sunrisers Hyderabad posted on Twitter
On Thursday, Hyderabad informed that Sherfane Rutherford had returned home from the IPL. The youngster is signed as a replacement for Jonny Bairstow. He pulled out of the UAE leg of the 2021 IPL season.
“The SRH family conveys its heartfelt condolences. Also, to Sherfane Rutherford and his family on the passing away of his father. Sherfane will be leaving the IPL bio-bubble to be with his family in this difficult hour,” a tweet from SRH read.
Lastly, Rutherford was a key member of St Kitts & Nevis Patriots franchise. Which lifted the Caribbean Premier League 2021 trophy. Rutherford hit three half-centuries and scored 262 runs at a strike rate of 127.18.