Agencies | Up to date: April 15, 2018, 8:35 PM IST

IPL 2018: Adam Milne Replaces Pat Cummins for Mumbai Indians

A file picture of New Zealand Pacer Adam Milne. (Getty Photographs)

Mumbai: New Zealand pacer Adam Milne has changed injured Australian quick bowler Pat Cummins within the Mumbai Indians squad for the continued season of the Indian Premier League. Milne has been signed by the Mumbai Indians as a alternative for the injured Pat Cummins for the IPL 2018, a media launch from the IPL stated.Milne has represented New Zealand in 40 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 19 T20 Internationals. He was part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore earlier. He’ll put on jersey no. 20 for the Mumbai Indians, it stated.

Defending champions Mumbai Indians, who’ve misplaced their first three video games, will now tackle Royal Challengers Bangalore, led by Virat Kohli, on April 17 on the Wankhede Stadium right here.

Earlier, Cricket Australia had confirmed that the 24-year previous quick bowler will likely be out of motion resulting from a “bone oedema in his vertebrae” – which in less complicated phrases means a swelling within the joint, which isn’t the extra critical stress fracture.

CA’s Staff Physiotherapist, David Beakley had stated, “Pat has skilled some again soreness throughout the fourth Take a look at in South Africa. Observe-up scans have confirmed that he has bone oedema in his vertebrae.

“It will be significant that Pat has day without work bowling, to forestall the damage changing into extra critical and consequently now we have made the choice to rule Pat out of the IPL.”

First Revealed: April 15, 2018, 8:35 PM IST

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