Sunrisers Hyderabad has roped in Jason Roy as the replacement of Mitchell Marsh for IPL 2021. In 8 IPL games so far, Roy averages 29.83 at a strike-rate of 133.58 with a best of 91*.
Sunrisers Hyderabad have signed England batsman Jason Roy to replace Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh, who was ruled out of IPL 2021 for personal reasons. Marsh missed the entire tournament last year as well as he had to be ruled out in the mid-season of injury.
An official media release from the IPL further stated that Roy was acquired by SRH for a base price of Rs 2 crore.
Marsh, who made his Indian Premier League debut in 2010 has played a total of 21 IPL games. His replacement, Jason Roy made his IPL debut in 2017 playing for Gujarat Lions & later featured for Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in the 2018 IPL edition. He has played a total of 8 matches and scored 179 runs with one half-century to his name.
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Roy played for the Perth Scorchers, who finished runners-up in the latest BBL season. His performances were noteworthy – although apparently not enough to book a slot in the coveted Indian Premier League – as he added firepower at the top and averaged 32.27 with a best score of 74*.