RCB bring in Jadav as replacement for Willie injury

Royal Challengers Bengaluru have signed Kedar Jadhav as David Wiley’s injured replacement for the remainder of the 2023 IPL.

Wiley has returned to England after hitting a toe in RCB’s home game against Kolkata Knights on Wednesday. RCB said on his media channel Social that he had a broken toe and Willie had a strained adductor muscle.

Jadhav, 38, was a popular IPL cricketer until a few years ago but has no chance of playing for the 2022 season and was unsold at the recent auction. Since his debut in 2010, his many teams in the IPL include RCB, Chennai’s Super Kings, Delhi’s Capitals, Coach’s Tuskers Kerala, Sunrisers’ Hyderabad. Jadhav was traded from Delhi Capitals (then Delhi Daredevils) in 2016 and 2017, where he made 17 appearances for RCB.

“I took a year off and realized I had lost my enthusiasm. When I came back and played top-notch cricket, I thought it would be easy.” 92.50 runs per game. “All the experience helps. The hunger in my early twenties is there. The hunger to score is there and I feel like I can come back and play at all levels. I’m ready. I’ve been doing really well. “

Recently, Jadhav joined the IPL’s Marathi commentary team.

Overall, Jadhav has played 93 IPL matches and scored 1196 runs with a strike rate of 123.17. Jadhav, a low-slung action part-time outswinger with 27 ODI wickets (from 73 appearances in India format), has four wickets in T20s but bowls in the IPL. I never did. During his two years with the team, he also played occasionally as goalkeeper and as RCB goalkeeper.

RCB will play their ninth match against Lucknow Super Giants on Monday night and are currently sixth in the 10-team IPL table at 4-4.

RCB have had many injuries this year, with Will Jax, Rajat Patida and Lee Topley all previously ruled out of IPL 2023. Monday LSG.

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