Dubai: Uncapped medium pacer Umran Malik was on Friday named as a short-term Covid-19 replacement for T Natarajan in the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad for the ongoing Indian Premier League.
Natarajan had tested positive for COVID-19 before the team’s fixture against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday.
“Sunrisers Hyderabad have brought in medium pacer Umran Malik as a short-term Covid-19 replacement for T Natarajan for their campaign,” an IPL release stated. The 21-year-old 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.
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