Marsh had got injured in the first game of the 2020 edition and could not play thereafter.
“Sunrisers Hyderabad have signed up England batsman Jason Roy as replacement for Mitchell Marsh, who has made himself unavailable for the entire season owing to personal reasons,” read an IPL update.
Due to personal reasons, Mitchell Marsh will be opting out of #IPL2021.We would like to welcome @JasonRoy20 to th… https://t.co/dBuOzsbkjn
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) 1617194914000
Marsh, who made his IPL debut in 2010, has played a total of 21 games. His replacement Roy made his IPL debut in 2017 playing for Gujarat Lions and later featured for Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in the 2018 edition.
NEWS: Jason Roy signs up with @SunRisers as replacement for Mitchell Marsh. @Vivo_India #VIVOIPL Details 👉… https://t.co/UUHnpnY5eJ
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) 1617194719000
He has played a total of eight matches and scored 179 runs with one half-century to his name.
SRH have acquired Roy at his base price of Rs 2 crore. Roy showed decent form in the recent ODI and T20 series against India but was not able to convert starts.