Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting revealed that Martin Guptill will replace injured Lendl Simmons after the top order batsman was ruled out of the tournament yesterday.
Ricky Ponting made the announcement during a TV interview on the sidelines of the Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders match at Eden Gardens.
Martin Guptill went unsold in the last IPL auction despite his fine record in one-dayers.
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