Mumbai Indians has roped in left-arm spinner Kumar Kartikeya Singh as a replacement for injured Mohd Arshad Khan for the remainder of the Indian Premier League.
“The left-arm spinner will join Mumbai Indians for the price of Rs 20 lakh,” the IPL stated in a media statement on Thursday.
Kumar Kartikeya Singh, who represents Madhya Pradesh in domestic cricket, has so far played nine first class matches, 19 List A games and eight T20s, picking 35, 18 and 9 wickets respectively.
Singh was with the Mumbai Indians as part of the support team.
Mumbai Indians, which has suffered eight losses on the trot, is out of contention for a playoff berth.
The Rohit Sharma-led side will now face Rajasthan Royals on April 30 at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.