Royal Challengers Bengaluru declared Dale Steyn as Coulter Nile’s replacement

Royal Challengers Bengaluru declared Dale Steyn as Coulter Nile’s replacement. Accordingly, Aussie pacer, Nathan Coulter-Nile got the injury on the running version of IPL and humbling RCB found experienced Dale Steyn as a replacement.

Dale Steyn on IPL again

Accordingly, the 35-year-old Protea pacer was unsold at the auction. But it will now be available to play an IPL game after a couple of years gap. He last played in the league for Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016. Meanwhile, Dale Steyn played in RCB from the early of IPL on the 2008 and stayed with the franchise until 2010.

Taking 27 wickets from 28 games, he made the average performance. He will now be tasked with reviving the fortunes of the side whose chances of making the playoffs is fading quickly. Accordingly, Royal Challengers Bengaluru lost each of their first six games in the season. RCB next play Kings XI Punjab on April 13.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru declared Dale Steyn as Coulter Nile’s replacement
Royal Challengers Bengaluru declared Dale Steyn as Coulter Nile’s replacement

Nathan Coulter-Nile missed IPL again

Moreover, Nathan Coulter-Nile’s absence is a hammer blow for the franchise hoping to use the tall pacer to address their perennial concerns with death bowling. Coulter-Nile missed the whole of IPL 2018 with injury and missed the current season because of national-team commitments.

That series against Pakistan ended on March 29 but Coulter-Nile returned to Australia due to ‘personal reasons’ and scheduled to join up with RCB only on April 13.

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Therefore, Royal Challengers Bengaluru declared Dale Steyn as Coulter Nile’s replacement. Hope Dale Steyn will rescue RCB from the massive situation on the point table.

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