The Mumbai Indians have made a significant addition to their squad for the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) season by acquiring the talented West Indies all-rounder, Romario Shepherd.
This exciting transfer was made possible through a successful trade with the Lucknow Super Giants.
In the previous IPL season (2023), Shepherd had a brief stint with the Lucknow Super Giants, where he appeared in just one match.
Unfortunately, in that game, he faced an early dismissal, scoring a golden duck. However, this move to Mumbai Indians provides a fresh start for the 28-year-old cricketer.
Shepherd made his IPL debut in 2022 with the Sunrisers Hyderabad, who secured his services for a substantial Rs. 7.75 crore at the auction.
During his debut season, he displayed his all-round abilities by playing three matches and accumulating 58 runs at a commendable strike rate of 141.46. Furthermore, he made an impact with the ball, taking three crucial wickets.
In the lead-up to the 2023 season, Lucknow Super Giants successfully acquired Shepherd for his base price of Rs. 50 lakh, but now the stage is set for him to don the iconic blue and gold of the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2024.
Cricket fans worldwide eagerly anticipate Shepherd’s contributions to his new team, as his versatile skills and experience promise to add depth and dynamism to the Mumbai Indians’ lineup.