Who is Sandeep Warriors: The 16th season of IPL has started. A few hours before the start of the league, Mumbai Indians also got the replacement of star bowler Jasprit Bumrah. Mumbai Indians has announced the name of the player who will replace Bumrah. In place of injured Bumrah, 31-year-old Sandeep Warrier has been included in the team. Sandeep does not have much experience of playing in IPL, but Mumbai Indians have reposed faith in him. Sandeep will also try to stand on the trust of the team.
Only two wickets in the name of Sandeep
Born in Thrissur, Kerala, Sandeep Warrier has appeared in only five matches in the IPL. In this, Sandeep has taken two wickets with an economy of 7.88. During this, his best performance was two wickets for 31 runs. However, he has not got a chance to bat even once. At the same time, 68 T20 matches have been played in domestic matches. In this, 62 wickets have been taken with an economy of 7.20.
Sandeep has played with two teams
Sandeep Warrier, who made his debut for the Indian team in 2021, has played matches for two more teams in the IPL before Mumbai Indians. Prior to this, Sandeep was part of two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore team. Sandeep played the last match of IPL in 2021 against Delhi Capitals in Shahraj.
Mumbai’s first match on April 2
The first match of Mumbai Indians in the 16th season of IPL will be played on April 2. In this match, the team will face Royal Challengers Bangalore. This match will be played at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from 7.30 pm.