New Zealand all-rounder Michael Bracewell has been added to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He will replace the England batsman will jacks For IPL 2023.
Jack, who was recently ruled out of the tournament due to injury, was bought by the Bengaluru-based franchise in the 2023 IPL auction in December last year for INR 3.2 crore. He is an aggressive right-handed batsman and also a useful off-spinner. RCB consider him an ideal cover for Australia Glen MaxwellHe has had injury problems in the past and has only returned to action in the ongoing ODI series against India.
Meanwhile, Bracewell – who was previously unsold in action – has played 16 T20Is for the Black Caps, scoring 113 runs and taking 21 wickets. The left-handed batsman will join RCB at a base price of Rs 1 crore.
Bracewell grabbed the attention of fans and experts when he scored a breathtaking century against India in the first ODI at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad in January this year.
In a T20 career of 117 matches, he has taken 2284 runs at a strike rate of 133.48 and 40 wickets at an economy rate of 6.52. he will join the captain Faf Du Plessismaxwell, Vanindu Hasaranga, josh hazelwood, Reece Topley, david wiley and countrymen finn allen As overseas players in RCB camp.
Will start their IPL 2023 campaign against challengers Mumbai Indians (MI) On 2 April. This will be their first match since May 2019 at their home ground, the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Updated RCB team for IPL 2023:
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Faf du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Shahbaz Ahmed, Rajat Patidar, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Suyyash Prabhudesai, Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, David Willey, Reece Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Manoj Bhandge, Rajan Kumar, Avinash Singh, Sonu Yadav, Michael Bracewell.