IPL 2021: Thisara Perera plays big joke on Rajasthan Royals by uploading pics of himself in RR kit, franchise denies signing

IPL 2021: Thisara Perera plays big joke on Rajasthan Royals by uploading pics of himself in RR kit, franchise denies signing
IPL 2021: Thisara Perera plays big joke on Rajasthan Royals by uploading pics of himself in RR kit, franchise denies signing

IPL 2021 – Thisara Perera’s Big Joke: Rajasthan Royals franchise on Tuesday were taken off-guard as by the joke played by Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera. Perera on his official social handles uploaded pics of himself in Royals kit which took everyone by surprise, especially the team itself.

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InsideSport contacted the Royals management for a confirmation and they denied any such signings.

The Sri Lanka cricketer in an Instagram post revealed that he will be representing Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming IPL. Royals also informed InsideSport.co that they will be checking with the concerned how such pics were uploaded.

IPL 2021 – Rajasthan Royals Tabraiz Shamsi: RR sign South Africa’s Tabraiz Shamsi for IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE: Meanwhile on Wednesday, Rajasthan Royals announced the inclusion of the world’s No.1 T20I bowler- Tabraiz Shamsi to their side for the second leg of IPL 2021 in the UAE. RR announced the signing of South Africa’s Tabraiz Shamsi as the replacement of Australia fast bowler Andrew Tye for the remainder of IPL 2021. The Australian player- Tye pulled out of the tournament citing personal reasons- he wanted to spend more time with his family after a hectic season.

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IPL 2021 – Rajasthan Royals Tabraiz Shamsi: 31-year-old Shamsi has a vast pool of T20 experience under his belt. He has played for various domestic T20 leagues and even represented his country in numerous T20Is.

The world’s number 1 T20 bowler has featured in 158 occasions in the shortest format of the game and scalped 183 wickets. He has an economy of 7.18.

Besides, the left-arm leg spinner has since picked up 45 wickets in 39 T20Is and returned with an exceptional economy of 6.80.

In the IPL, Shamsi has played 4 matches in which he picked up 3 wickets for Royals Challengers Bangalore, who had recruited him as a replacement player during the 2016 season.

IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals schedule for second phase of tournament

IPL 2021 – Rajasthan Royals: Rajasthan Royals started the season on a high- securing two wins out of the first three games. However, as they journeyed further their performance dipped. Currently, they sit at fifth position on the points table.

Here’s the full list of fixtures, venues and match timings of Rajasthan Royals (RR).

Match No. Day Date Time (IST) Match Venue
32 Tuesday 21-Sep-21 07:30 PM PBKS vs RR Dubai
36 Saturday 25-Sep-21 03:30 PM DC vs RR Abu Dhabi
40 Monday 27-Sep-21 07:30 PM SRH vs RR Dubai
43 Wednesday 29-Sep-21 07:30 PM RR vs RCB Dubai
47 Saturday 02-Oct-21 07:30 PM RR vs CSK Abu Dhabi
51 Tuesday 05-Oct-21 07:30 PM RR vs MI Sharjah
54 Thursday 07-Oct-21 07:30 PM KKR vs RR Sharjah

 

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