Who is Tristan Stubbs? Mumbai Indians make batting sensation in South Africa in place of Tymal Mills
Mumbai Indians announced on Thursday that they have signed South African cricketer Tristan Stubbs as a replacement for England international Tymal Mills. According to reports, Mills suffered an injury and was ruled out for the rest of the season. The Mumbai Indians have announced the signing of Stubbs as a replacement for Mills and say the South African will join the MI squad for the rest of the season.
“Mumbai Indians have signed South African Tristan Stubbs as a replacement for Tymal Mills, who suffered an injury and was ruled out for the rest of Tata’s IPL. The talented 21-year-old drummer, recently made his debut for the South African National A team against Zimbabwe. Tristan has had a very promising domestic season and played an important role for his team in the recently concluded T20 national league. Tristan will join the MI team for the remainder of the season “, said the Mumbai Indians. in their statement.
Meanwhile, Stubbs has already arrived in India and entered the IPL 2022 bio bubble. He is expected to spend three days in quarantine before being allowed to join the rest of the Mumbai Indians squad.
Who is Tristan Stubbs?
Stubbs is a 21-year-old South African cricketer. He plays for the Eastern Province in the country’s national tournaments, Provincial Cup and Provincial One-Day Challenge. Stubbs made his debut for Eastern Province in the 2019-20 season in the matchday format. He made his T20 debut for Eastern Province in 2021 after which he was chosen to play for the Warriors in Cricket South Africa’s T20 Challenge.
Stubbs wowed everyone with his outstanding performances in the T20 Challenge last year, earning him a place in South Africa’s A team for their clash against Zimbabwe. Thanks to his incredible performances for the Warriors and the South African A team, Stubbs has been chosen by the Mumbai Indians to play in the IPL 2022 edition. Stubbs will join his compatriot Dewald Brevis, who has already set fire to the ‘IPL with his mighty stick.
Stubbs has played a total of 8 Premier League games, 11 List A games and 17 T20s in his brief career so far. The wicket-keeper batter scored 465 runs in the longest format, 275 runs in the one-day version and 506 runs in T20 cricket, with averages of 46.50, 27.50 and 38.92, respectively. He has two centuries and a fifty in FC cricket, a fifty in List A and three half centuries in T20 format.