Thursday, December 1, 2022

New players to join RCB team in UAE for IPL 2021


If we count on now just one month more left to witness the epic second phase of 14th edition of Indian Premier League that will be played in UAE due to the abandonment led by coronavirus scare in the first phase.

With more than 30 matches left, IPL is just only completed in the mid way of the season and now we are waiting to witness the remainder phase. 

Also Read – Punjab Kings Players ruled out of second phase of IPL 2021: Replacement Signed

Just before the commencement of the tournament, RCB has been struck with some bad news with replacement issues for the UAE phase. 

As their star spinner Adam Zampa has been replaced by Sri-Lankan spinner Wanindu Hasaranga. Zampa had  also not been present in the phase-1 due to some personal reasons citing and now RCB Management has decided to go with replacement.

Hasaranga has been really impressive in the last few years, and he is the No.2 ICC T20 Bowler. His performance against India in the T20 series was commendable which led him to get his first IPL Contract that too with Virat Kohli’s RCB.

Another player who got signed is Tim David, a player of Singapore who is a dynamic batsman In the shortest format who carries 150+ strike rate so this will help RCB for having another hard hitter in the squad.

Mike Hesson appointed as The Head Coach of RCB

It will be bad news for RCB as their head coach Simon Katich has been stepped down from the position and this led Mike Hesson to lead the side with being appointed as Head Coach. According to the sources it has been said that Simon Katich has left the team citing some personal reasons.

Right now RCB are standing at 3rd position behind CSK and Table toppers DC with 10 points from seven matches.

Major Changes in RCB team for the IPL 2021 in UAE

•Wahindu Hasaranga Replaces Adam Zampa.

•Mike Hesson As Head coach.

•Dushmantha Chameera replaces Daniel Sams.

•Tim David replaces Finn Allen.

•Simon Katich stepped down due to personal reasons

RCB is set to sign George Garton for IPL 2021.

RCB has also zeroed in on George Garton, the left-arm quick who played a major part in Southern Brave becoming the first-ever champions of the Hundred. According to ESPNcricinfo, Garton’s inclusion is only pending approval from the IPL governing council.

“He is currently part of the Southern Brave [at the Hundred], he has been performing for Surrey and also Hobart Hurricanes in recent times – a power player who could become a straight swap for either [Glenn] Maxwell or AB de Villiers if required, also gives us other options throughout the order,” Mike Hesson.

RCB’s Squad for the UAE phase of IPL 2021

Virat Kohli (C), Ab De Villiers, Siraj, Chahal, Jemieson, Christian, Hasaranga, Devdutt Padikkal, Maxwell, Tim David, George Garton, Chameera, KS Bharat, Suyash, Azharuddeen, Rajat Patidar, Saini, Harshal, Washington, S Baby, Deshpande, S Ahmed.

Match No. Day Date Time (IST) Match Venue
31 Monday 20-Sep-21 07:30 PM KKR vs RCB Abu Dhabi
35 Friday 24-Sep-21 07:30 PM RCB vs CSK Sharjah
39 Sunday 26-Sep-21 07:30 PM RCB vs MI Dubai
43 Wednesday 29-Sep-21 07:30 PM RR vs RCB Dubai
48 Sunday 03-Oct-21 03:30 PM RCB vs PBKS Sharjah
52 Wednesday 06-Oct-21 07:30 PM RCB vs SRH Abu Dhabi
56 Friday 08-Oct-21 07:30 PM RCB vs DC Dubai



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