The Royal Challengers Bangalore side are sure to keep Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers ahead of the 2022 edition of the IPL.
the Royal Challengers Bangalore The team (RCB) played with vigor and determination in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The team led by Virat Kohli have won 5 of the 7 games they have played in the tournament and were third in the points table when the 2021 edition of the IPL was suspended.
Also before the 2022 edition of the IPL, the mega auctions are expected to take place. And, teams can keep a maximum of three players (or fewer) before mega auctions. From now on, it goes without saying that the Bangalore team will surely keep their skipper Virat Kohli.
And without a doubt, RCB will also keep the legendary AB de Villiers. There is also a card called Right to Match (RTM) that IPL franchises can use, and the RTM card will allow an IPL franchise to buy back a player who had previously offered their services for the franchise from the auction pool.
While Bangalore’s outfit will certainly keep Kohli and de Villiers ahead of the 15th edition of the IPL, let’s take a look at 5 players the RCB team will be using their Right to Match card on during the IPL auction. 2022.
5. Kyle Jamieson
Before the 2021 edition of Indian Premier League (IPL), the RCB side spent a massive INR 15 crore to procure the services of New Zealand paceman Kyle Jamieson. And, the great pacer Kiwi did a good job for the RCB side with the ball in hand at the 14th IPL edition.
In the 7 games Jamieson played for the ‘Men in Red’, he scalped 9 wickets and picked them up at an excellent 16.00 strike rate. Jamieson became the second-highest wicket-taker for the team led by Virat Kohli with the ball in hand in the 2021 IPL season.
While the 26-year-old does a good job for RCB with the ball in hand, the Bangalore team will surely be looking to use their RTM card to procure Jamieson’s services in the mega auction.