IPL 2016: Mumbai Indians sign Jerome Taylor as Lasith Malinga's replacement

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Mumbai, April 27: Mumbai Indians on Wednesday (April 27) signed West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor to replace injured Sri Lankan paceman Lasith Malinga for the remainder of the Indian Premier League 2016 (IPL 9) season.

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Malinga was ruled out with a recurring knee injury. He has played 98 matches in the IPL since joining the Mumbai Indians in 2009.

A file picture of Jerome Taylor

"Taylor will be available for selection for Mumbai subject to the completion of contractual paperwork formalities. The pacer has previously played in IPL representing KXIP and Pune franchise," an IPL statement said on Wednesday.

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