Ben Hilfenhaus earlier had a stint with Chennai Super Kings © IANS
Ben Hilfenhaus earlier had a stint with Chennai Super Kings © IANS

Fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus today replaced fellow Australian Aaron Finch in the Mumbai Indians (MI) squad for the remainder of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015. The IPL Technical Committee approved the replacement, according to a press release. Finch has been ruled out of the tournament due to a hamstring injury. Aaron Finch to be sidelined for 12 weeks after injury during IPL 2015

Hilfenhaus represented Chennai Super Kings in the 2012 and 2014 seasons of the competition. He took 22 wickets in 17 matches for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The Technical Committee of the IPL consists of Anurag Thakur (Hony. Secretary, BCCI), Sourav Dasgupta, Subir Ganguly, Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri. Mumbai Indians yet to decide on Aaron Finch’s replacement in IPL 2015: Rohit Sharma

Finch had earlier injured himself during a game as he looked uneasy after scampering for a quick single. He had to be helped out of the field. Colin Munro was likely to replace him, but Hilfenhaus seems to have made the cut eventually.