South African right-Arm Fast Bowler Gerald Coetzee joins Rajasthan Royals (RR) in place of Liam Livingstone for IPL 2021
Rajasthan Royals (RR) announced the signing of young South African fast bowler Gerald Coetzee as England’s Liam Livingstone’s replacement for the remaining 2021 of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Livingstone pulled out of the current IPL season due to “bubble fatigue”.
Coetzee has played eight T20 matches so far and has made it to nine wickets at an average of 23.33. he also played 6 List A matches and took 10 wickets with an average of 17.2 and 4.91 economy
Ahead of an important fixture against SRH on Sunday, star batsman Jose Jos Buttler said his team would have to better manage the middle overs to be consistently successful on the pitch.
Jos Buttler said
Speaking ahead of the game, Jos Buttler said: “It has been a disappointing start for us. We do not have the results we liked. I think we have played well in the stages, but have not been able to play. We have put ourselves down in some situations and looking at the points table we need to correct it as soon as possible to ensure that we are still challenging to make the playoffs.
Every game is a new opportunity for someone to stand up and perform brilliantly and we know in T20 cricket, anything can happen and things change very quickly. “- he said
Jos Buttler played a brilliant inning against SunRisers Hyderabad after his statement and he scores 124 runs in 64 balls including 11 fours and 8 sixes
Most of the star foreign players have left the Rajasthan Royals due to various reasons and the team is a bit weak now, so RR has included some new foreign players like Coetzee and Rassie van der Dussen, who replacing Ben Stokes, But he has not yet received the NOC from his South Africa Cricket Board.