IPL 2021: RCB make 3 big changes for second leg of IPL 2021, rope in Hasaranga, Chameera & Tim David

IPL 2021: RCB make 3 big changes for second leg of IPL 2021, rope in Hasaranga, Chameera & Tim David
IPL 2021: RCB make 3 big changes for second leg of IPL 2021, rope in Hasaranga, Chameera & Tim David

IPL 2021 – RCB Replacements: RCB make 3 big changes for second leg of IPL 2021, rope in Hasaranga, Chameera & Tim David: Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have announced three big changes in their squad for the second leg of IPL 2021 in UAE. Sri Lankan leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga replaced Australia’s Adam Zampa, while Tim David from Australia has come in as a replacement for New Zealand’s Finn Allen and Sri Lanka’s Dushmantha Chameera replaced Daniel Sams of Australia.

IPL 2021: RCB make 3 big changes for second leg of IPL 2021, rope in Hasaranga, Chameera & Tim David

IPL 2021 – RCB Replacements: Hasaranga was the Player of the Series in the recently concluded Sri Lanka vs India T20I series where he claimed seven wickets in three matches at an economy rate of 5.58. 

His teammate- Dushmantha Chameera also earned immense praises for his disciplined bowling. With the inclusion of these two players, the red brigade have solidified their bowling unit even more.


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‘Hasaranga had been on our radar for long’, says Hesson

The newly-appointed head coach of RCB mentioned that the franchisee have had a close eye over Sri Lanka’s spinner Wanindu Hasaranga.

Talking about Hasaranga, Hesson said: “We have an extensive scouting program, Wanidu has been on our radar for a long time. We aren’t surprised by his success in recent times, he has been doing it for a while. We like his skill set. We like the fact that he is a multi-skill cricketer, so he offers us the ability to bat a little bit deeper as well. That gives us a lot of exciting options.

IPL 2021: RCB schedule for Phase 2

IPL 2021 – RCB Replacements: This season, Virat Kohli’s side are third in the standings, having won five of their seven games so far. The Bangalore based franchise have done the hard bit and will hope for a smooth passage into the playoffs and potentially end their title drought when the IPL resumes in UAE.

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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