IPL 2021: RCB’s- Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera special message: Royal Challengers Bangalore’s (RCB) new recruits from Sri Lanka- Wanindu Hasaranga, and Dushmantha Chameera for the second leg of IPL 2021 in UAE have expressed excitement on being signed by the team. Virat Kohli led RCB recruited the Sri Lankan duo on August 21.
A message from our Sri Lankan stars before they join us for the second half of #IPL2021. 🤩
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) August 24, 2021
Recently, the red brigade posted a small video featuring the two Sri Lankan players who vented out their excitement on being a part of the IPL.
“Hello guys, this is Wanindu Hasaranga. I am excited to join RCB this year. This is going to be a fun ride. Join us and cheer for us. Stay safe,” said the Sri Lankan leg spinner.
Greeting the fans with hello and namaste, the Sri Lankan pacer Dushmantha Chameera said “I am so so excited to join Royal Challengers family for the upcoming IPL. Looking forward to playing alongside Virat, AB de, Maxwell, Chahal and other talented players Will give 100% to my team RCB at all times. Watch out for some fireworks. Stay indoors, wear mask, keep supporting RCB. See you soon all. Bye for now.”
Sri Lankan leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga replaced Australia’s Adam Zampa, while Sri Lanka’s pacer Dushmantha Chameera replaced Daniel Sams of Australia.
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.
IPL 2021: RCB’s schdule for Phase 2 in UAE
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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