RCB ropes in Rajat Patidar as a replacement for injured Luvnith Sisodia: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Sunday roped in Madhya Pradesh batter Rajat Patidar as the replacement for injured Luvnith Sisodia for the ongoing Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) season fifteen. The franchise confirmed the development in the official release.
Rajat Patidar has represented Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in four matches of the IPL 2021 in which the batter managed to score 71 runs with a top score of 31 runs.
“He [Rajat Patidar] will join RCB for the price of Rs 20 Lakh,” stated RCB in an official release.
The Madhya Pradesh cricketer has played 39 first-class games in which he has amassed 2588 at an impressive average of 40.43. In the shortest format, the right-handed batter has scored 861 runs in 31 games with the help of seven half-centuries.
Meanwhile, there were no further updates on the injury to Luvnith Sisodia.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has registered a win and a loss in the two matches they played in the ongoing Tata IPL 2022. RCB won its last game against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a low scoring thriller.
RCB will face Rajasthan on April 5:
Faf du Plessis and his troops will face Rajasthan Royals in their next challenge on April 5 in the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
RCB will be high on confidence after their recent win against KKR. The franchise has several positives to take away from the match. The bowlers were absolutely fantastic to begin the destruction.
The batters were also great in their execution, especially the middle order. Though the top order misfired, that won’t be an issue for the franchise.
The addition of experienced Dinesh Karthik in the middle order has fetched fruitful results for the team in the two matches played so far. Karthik has played superbly, giving RCB a much required experienced leader in the slog overs.