IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals rope NZ spinner Ish Sodhi as Team Liaison- New Zealand leg spinner Ish Sodhi will join Rajasthan Royals as a Team Liaison. He will be contributing to both cricket and operations vertical during the 2021 Indian Premier League, the franchise announced on Friday.
Sodhi will be working with the cricket operations team to create an engaging environment for the players while also helping the coaching staff for matchday preparations. As IPL 2021 is supposed to be conducted within a bio-secure bubble again, Sodhi will be responsible for creating team events.
“Ish has never really left the Royals family and I am delighted he can be on the grounds with us this season. He embodies the Royals way, has incredible positive energy and will add so much value across the board,” Royals COO, Jake Lush McCrum said.
Sodhi who registered for the IPL 2021 auction for a base price of Rs 50 lakh went unsold. He played in the IPL for two seasons with Rajasthan Royals in 2018 and 2019.