Harvik Desai in action© X (Twitter)

Mumbai Indians on Thursday announced the signing of Saurashtra wicketkeeper-batter Harvik Desai as a replacement for Vishnu Vinod who was ruled out of the ongoing IPL with a forearm injury. This will be 24-year-old wicket-keeper batter’s first stint in the IPL. Desai has played 27 T20s, 40 List A and 46 First Class games for Saurashtra. “Mumbai Indians announce that Harvik Desai will join the squad as a replacement for Vishnu Vinod,” an IPL media release stated.

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The 30-year-old Vinod, who plays for Kerala in the domestic circuit, picked up an injury in his left forearm.

Mumbai Indians are currently eight in the points table.

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