IPL: Mumbai Indians swaps Markande with Rutherford from Delhi Capitals

Mumbai: Four-time IPL champions and title holders Mumbai Indians have successfully completed the player transfer, releasing Mayank Markande to Delhi Capitals and enlisted the hard-hitting West Indies and batsman Sherfane Rutherford on its roster.

The 20-year-old will be another player which exemplifies Mumbai Indians’ spot them young and watch them grow approach to team building.

Mumbai Indians owner Akash Ambani said: “We wish Mayank the very best for his future. Mayank is a brilliant talent and we were fortunate to have spotted and nurtured him early. It is a difficult decision for us, but we are releasing Mayank for better cricketing prospects and know that Mayank is on the cusp of emerging as yet another shining star of Indian cricket. He will always be a part of the Mumbai Indians family.

“I am excited to welcome the talented Sherfane into our family. Sherfane has impressed us with his all-round skills and match-winning attitude. His exploits across the world at such an early stage of his career has been impressive and we believe he will find his home at Mumbai Indians.”