New Zealand Bowling all-rounder Scott Kuggeleijn joins Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in place of Kane Richardson
Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore received many setbacks simultaneously. Australian spinner Adam Zampa and fast bowler Kane Richardson suddenly withdrew from the IPL 2021. Now RCB has included a foreign player in the team under replacement in his place.
Scott Kuggeleijn transfers RCB from Mumbai Indians
New Zealand fast bowler Scott Kuggeleijn has been included in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad. He has been named to the team in place of Kane Richardson. Scott Kuggeleijn plays international cricket for New Zealand. He was earlier associated with Mumbai Indians as a reserve player.
Being in the bio bubble, he will not have to spend 7 days in isolation. He joined the Mumbai Paltan from the beginning of the season. Now they can play matches for RCB directly.
Scott Kuggeleijn has played 2 ODIs and 16 T20s
Scott Kuggeleijn has played 2 ODIs and 16 T20I matches in international cricket for New Zealand. He has taken 5 wickets in 2 ODIs and 15 wickets in 16 T20s.
Scott Kuggeleijn has also played 2 IPL matches and taken two wickets in this. After Australian player Andrew Tye left the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021), his fellow players Adam Zampa And Kane Richardson also left the tournament.
Fearing of growing cases of Coronavirus in India, these three players had decided to withdraw their names from this tournament.