IPL 2022
Sunrisers Hyderabad Announces The Replacement Of Saurabh Dubey
By CricShots - May 5, 2022 12:15 pm
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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Wednesday announced the roping in of Jharkhand left-arm pacer Sushant Mishra as a replacement for the fast bowler, Saurabh Dubey for the remaining game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The official release from IPL stated that Dubey has suffered a back injury and subsequently, has been ruled out for the rest of the tournament.

Saurabh Dubey
Saurabh Dubey

Sushant Mishra is a young 21-year-old fast bowler from Ranchi who was a member of Team India in the 2020 Men’s U19 World Cup in South Africa. In five games he has played in the tournament, Mishra had managed to scalp seven wickets at an average of 19.85 and an economy rate of 4.45, with best figures of 3/28.

While representing Jharkhand in domestic cricket, Sushant Mishra has played four first-class matches in which he scalped 13 wickets, with his best figures of 5/27 coming in the 2021/22 Ranji Trophy against Chhattisgarh in Guwahati.

Mishra also featured in two List A matches but he took just one wicket. Sushant was also a part of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as a net bowler in 2020 and 2021 IPL seasons. He will join Hyderabad at the price of INR 20 Lakh.

Hyderabad is currently in fourth place in the points table with ten points from nine games. After losing their first couple of matches, they won five matches on the bounce before losing two matches, again. The Kane Williamson-led side will face Delhi Capitals at Brabourne Stadium on Thursday.