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RCB can sign these 3 wicket-keepers in IPL auction 2021 after Parthiv Patel’s retirement

December 13, 2020

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Previous Indian wicket-keeper batsman Parthiv Patel chose to end his cricket career on December 10. The southpaw represented the different franchises in his IPL career, and he was a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad in his last season. Tragically, RCB didn't give Parthiv a single game in IPL 2020.

All things considered, Patel was a necessary part of the squad. Presently, the Royal Challengers Bangalore has two abroad wicket-keeper batsmen in their group, specifically Josh Philippe and AB de Villiers. On the off chance that de Villiers doesn't wish to keep in IPL 2021, the RCB squad ought to have an Indian choice likewise available.

Here are the 3 players RCB could sign as Parthiv Patel's replacement in the IPL Auction 2021:

1. Naman Ojha

Madhya Pradesh's wicket-keeper batsman Naman Ojha is the main competitor to take Parthiv Patel's spot in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad. The right-handed batsman has represented three IPL franchises in his career, in particular the Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Rajasthan Royals, and the Delhi Capitals.

Ojha has played 113 IPL games and accumulating 1,554 runs at a batting average of 20.72. His most noteworthy score of 94* shows that Naman can play huge knocks. In this manner, RCB ought to think about him as a choice.

2. Kusal Perera

The Royal Challengers Bangalore found a dependable opening choice in Devdutt Padikkal this year. They could frame a damaging left-handed opening pair on the off chance that they sign Kusal Perera in the auction. The southpaw from Sri Lanka appreciates batting in the powerplay overs.

Perera has substantiated himself as a match-winner for Sri Lanka at the worldwide level. Additionally, he is working admirably for the Kandy Tuskers in the progressing Lanka Premier League. Subsequently, Kusal Perera could be an incredible expansion to RCB's squad.

3. Heinrich Klaasen

South Africa's 29-year-old wicket-keeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen has performed astoundingly for the South African group in white-ball cricket. He played seven counterparts for the Rajasthan Royals and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in his IPL career.

Sadly, none of the two franchises gave him enough occasions to grandstand his ability. Klaasen could illuminate RCB's middle-order hardships with his exploits in the death overs.

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