New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson to replace Nathan Coulter-Nile in RCB’s squad
The IPL Technical Committee has approved a replacement for Nathan Coulter-Nile – fast bowler from Australia – in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad.
Mr. Coulter-Nile has been ruled out of the VIVO IPL 2018 owing to an injury.
In accordance with the Player Regulations, the Royal Challengers Bangalore were allowed to choose a replacement from the Registered and Available Player Pool (RAPP), and the Bangalore-based franchise subsequently picked the New Zealand all-rounder for his base price of INR 2 Crore, BCCI said in a statement.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore subsequently picked New Zealand’s Corey Anderson for his base price of INR 2 Cr.
Anderson, who went unsold in this year’s auction in January, has earlier played for Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils in the tournament, and will now join RCB for his base price of Rs 2 crore. In 27 IPL matches, the left-arm bowler has taken eight wickets at an average of 50.38 and an economy rate of 9.87. With the bat, he has scored 521 runs in 27 matches at an average of 27.42 and a massive strike rate of 129.93.