Mumbai Indians batter Suryakumar ruled out of IPL due to injury

NEW DELHI: Mumbai Indians batter Suryakumar Yadav was on Monday ruled out of the IPL due to a left forearm muscle injury. “Suryakumar sustained the injury during the team’s fixture against Gujarat Titans on May 6,” the IPL stated in a media release.

Suryakumar played 8 matches this season for the Mumbai Indians scoring 303 runs at an average of 43.29 that included 3 half centuries. “Suryakumar Yadav has sustained a muscle strain on the left forearm and has been ruled out of the season. He has been advised rest in consultation with the BCCI medical team,” added Mumbai Indians in a separate statement.

Surya had also missed the first two matches for Mumbai Indians in this season as he was undergoing rehab at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru after he had suffered a hairline fracture while fielding in the third and final T20I against the West Indies in Kolkata in February.