Side strain rules out RR’s Nathan Coulter Nile from the Tata IPL 2022: Rajasthan Royals (RR) have sustained a massive blow as experienced all-rounder Nathan Coulter Nile has been ruled out of the remainder of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) season fifteen owing to a side strain. The development was confirmed on Wednesday.
Notably, Coulter Nile picked up the injury during his side’s first match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on March 29th in the Maharashtra Cricket Association International Stadium Pune.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) bagged the services of Nathan Coulter Nile during the player auctions for his base price of INR 2 Crores.
The Aussie all-rounder has returned home to undergo his rehabilitation program.
“Unfortunately, I have the hard task of wishing him farewell,” RR’s head physio John Gloster said in a video posted by the franchise on Wednesday.
“It’s always hard to lose someone, particularly when it’s through injury. And you know we were really looking forward to spending a lot of time with you (Coulter-Nile) throughout this tournament.
“Unfortunately, that’s not going to be. But you are a big part of us. Anything you need from us, we are always always here. We look forward to having you back with us, whenever that might be.”
RR placed at the top of the points table:
Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) have kickstarted their Tata IPL 2022 campaign with two big wins against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians. Though they lost their last match against RCB, RR is still placed at the top of the points table with four points in three matches.
Opener batter Jos Buttler has been their star player who is holding the Orange Cap in the IPL 2022. Buttler has amassed 205 runs in three matches at an impressive strike rate of 143.