Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday named Wayne Parnell and Vyshak Vijay Kumar as replacements for the injured Reece Topley and Rajat Patidar for the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. Parnell has to this point represented South Africa in 56 T20Is, along with 6 Checks and 73 ODIs, and has 59 T20I wickets in opposition to his identify. The left-arm pacer has performed 26 IPL matches and has as many IPL wickets. He joins RCB for INR 75 Lakh.
“Topley suffered a shoulder harm whereas fielding throughout RCB’s opening match of the season in opposition to Mumbai Indians (MI). Patidar didn’t function in RCB’s first recreation of the season as a consequence of a heel harm. He has not recovered but and is dominated out of the sixteenth version of the event owing to the identical,” Indian Premier League stated in a press release.
Patidar’s substitute Vyashak Vijay Kumar represents Karnataka in home cricket and has performed 14 T20s, scalping 22 wickets and joins RCB for INR 20 Lakh.
England pacer Topley, who was purchased by RCB for IPL 2023, was dominated out of the league after struggling a proper shoulder dislocation throughout his facet’s opening match in opposition to Mumbai Indians (MI) on April 2.
On his debut, Topley took 1/14, dismissing Cameron Inexperienced, however injured his shoulder whereas diving within the area. He had travelled to Kolkata for his facet’s match in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) however was changed by compatriot and all-rounder David Willey within the enjoying XI. Topley has returned to the UK.
However, Patidar was dominated out as a consequence of an Achilles heel harm. He scored 333 runs in seven innings with a century and two fifties at a mean of 55.50 and a strike charge of 152.75. His exploits within the league coupled together with his stellar type within the title-winning Ranji Trophy marketing campaign in 2021-22, the place he scored 658 runs in six matches with two tons and 5 fifties, earned him a spot in India’s ODI squad in the summertime final 12 months.
Coming to RCB’s marketing campaign within the ongoing IPL 2023, Regardless of a wonderful begin to the sport, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) gave away loads of runs with the ball within the final 10 overs which proved an excessive amount of to chase down because the Faf du Plessis-led facet fell to an 81-run loss in opposition to the hosts Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Thursday night.
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