Mumbai: Davy Jacobs, Mumbai Indians' South African wicketkeeper, has injured himself during a training session and will miss the rest of the Champions League Twenty20, his captain Harbhajan Singh has said.
Jacobs was stretchered off the ground after picking up a hip injury while batting in the nets on September 25, a day before Mumbai Indians' second match of the tournament, against Trinidad & Tobago in Bangalore.
Jacobs joins a long list of injured players for Mumbai Indians, which includes Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Munaf Patel, Ali Murtaza, Dhawal Kulkarni, Suryakumar Yadav, Pawan Suyal, Dhawal Kulkarni and Aditya Tare. The franchise has been allowed to play five foreign players during the Champions League because of the number of injuries to Indian players. With Jacobs injured, however, they now have only six foreign players in their squad.
Mumbai Indians signed Jacobs in the January auction ahead of the 2011 IPL, after he had finished second in the run-charts during the 2010 Champions League. Jacobs only managed 92 runs in six innings during the IPL but impressed with his wicketkeeping.