The five-time winners signed him as a substitute player, although it is unknown who he will replace.
The IPL 2023 season – Chris Jordan, an English spinner, joined the Mumbai Indians for the remainder. The five-time winners signed him as a substitute player, although it is unknown who he will replace. In the absence of Jasprit Bumrah and Jhye Richardson, the Rohit Sharma-led side is struggling with the ball. Jordan’s entrance will significantly improve their bowling squad.
Jordan was recently photographed practicing in a Mumbai Indians shirt with the members, despite the fact that formal confirmation is still pending. Meanwhile, there has been no word on Jofra Archer’s injury. Archer was said to have traveled to Belgium earlier this week for a minor operation on his right elbow. Despite playing against the Punjab Kings the following week, he did not play in Mumbai’s final game against the Gujarat Titans.
Mumbai will take on Rajasthan in the 1000th game of the IPL.
Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai will welcome the Rajasthan Royals later in the day (April 30). Notably, the Rohit Sharma-led team is now ninth in the IPL Points Table and desperately needs a win. Senior batsmen like Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav have failed to get going, while Ishan Kishan and Tim David have been inconsistent. Except for Piyush Chawla, no one has impressed in bowling.
Rajasthan, on the other side, is now second in the rankings and will go to the top with a win. Their youngsters Dhruv Jurel and Yashasvi Jaiswal are currently on fire, while Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson have the ability to change the game’s complexion at any time. Ravichandran Ashwin and Sandeep Sharma have been spectacular with the ball, and Rajasthan will be optimistic about claiming their sixth victory of the season.
The competition’s 1000th game will take place during the match between the inaugural champion and the five-time champions.