Taylor replaces Malinga in Mumbai Indians IPL team


West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has signed for the Mumbai Indians, replacing Lasith Malinga who was ruled out of this season’s Indian Premier League (IPL) with a knee injury. The 31-year-old Taylor will join the Ricky Ponting-coached side for the rest of the Twenty20 tournament after the required paperwork was completed, India’s cricket board said in a statement. The Jamaican played just one match for the West Indies, in the group stages, during the World Twenty20 earlier this month when the Caribbean side clinched the title for the second time, defeating England in the final. Taylor has played in…

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