The left-handed stroke maker is widely considered as the next Chris Gayle in Windies cricket because of his attacking playing style like him. Lewis made his debut in international cricket against Afghanistan in a T20 match where he went for duck. Later that year he got his ODI call up against Pakistan in October from then on, he has been an integral part of Windies limited over team. The biggest highlight of his career is when he smashed English bowler at The Oval and scored 176* before getting retired hurt. But he became the big name in world cricket against India in a T20 match at Kingston on Jul 9, 2017 where he smashed 125* and single-handedly guided Windies to reach the humongous target of 191.eread more
While Carlos Brathwaite will continue to lead the side, stand-in ODI captain Rovman Powell will serve as his deputy in the series.
Lewis' withdrawal comes as a major setback for the Windies as they have already named a squad without their stars such as Chris Gayle and Andre Russel.
Mumbai suffered dying-moment defeats in the three games played so far - against Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Daredevils.
Evin Lewis became the 500th player to debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) though he was dismissed for duck in the IPL 2018 opening match.