Tristan Stubbs recalls his reaction to his first MI call-up. Stubbs currently has a strike rate of 157.14 in 17 T20s.
Tristan Stubbs is a talented South African domestic cricketer who has been racking up runs in the recent CSA challenge. The 21-year-old wicketkeeper-batter has been added to the Mumbai Indians squad for the remaining IPL games in place of Tymal Mills. Who recently injured his ankle. The Mumbai Indians have been excellent in terms of talent acquisition over the years. Stubbs is likely to benefit from his inclusion in the squad.
Stubbs scored 293 runs in seven games for the Warriors in the CSA challenge, including three half-centuries. He was part of the recent South Africa-A side on the tour to Zimbabwe and has some breathtaking numbers already in his short T20 career. Stubbs recalled receiving a phone call from his father about the Mumbai Indians call-up. While playing at the Golf court after arriving at the Mumbai Indians camp.
“Yesterday morning we were at the golf course actuall. When my dad phoned me and I was like, ‘Wow, this is crazy! “It’s happening,” Stubbs said in a video posted by MI. The Mumbai Indians had already signed upcoming sensation Dewald Brevis ahead of the mega auction, and he has impressed with some quickfire knocks in addition to his stupendous six-hitting abilities. However, both Stubbs and Brevis might find it tough to break into the playing XI for the remaining games.
Mumbai Indians have made a strong comeback in the last two games.
The Mumbai Indians have already been eliminated from contention for the playoffs, but they still have four games left in the league stages and have managed to keep their heads up in the last two games. Tim David has shown promising signs of finishing ability in the last two games, while the return of Daniel Sams has been the focus of the Mumbai Indians thus far. The Australian all-rounder defended nine off the final over to help his side to the second victory of the season against Gujarat Titans.