IPL 2019: Steyn replaces Coulter-Nile in Royals Challengers Bangalore squad

Aubrey Yates
April 13, 2019

Just a day ago, there were widespread talks and speculations that Dale Steyn would soon be a part of Royal Challengers Bangalore after the pacer flaunted his passport on Instagram.

Dale Steyn all set to don the RCB jersey in the IPL 2019:Dale Steyn is back in the red jersey.

However, RCB will get a major boost as Dale Steyn has replaced injured Nathan Coulter-Nile in RCB squad.

Still searching for their first win this season, Virat Kohli's men find challenges stacked against them, but playing after a small break the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be rejuvenated to make a mark against R Ashwin-led Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).

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Meanwhile, Kings XI's Ankit Rajpoot has been ruled out for Saturday's match owing to a finger-injury.

David Miller has scored more than 200 runs against RCB in the IPL. Against Kolkata Knight Riders, despite AB de Villiers and Kohli scoring 63 and 84 respectively, RCB bowlers failed to defend 205 with KKR riding on Andre Russell's explosive knock of 13-ball 48 to romp home.

RCB's batting too has looked equally inconsistent. "It hasn't happened so far, and that's the reality". Couple of nights ago the Punjab franchise lost from a winning position against the Mumbai Indians, where Kieron Pollard bludgeoned 83 off 31 balls dishing out some severe beating for Kings XI bowlers. Rahul finally departed looking to play his shots.

Steyn is a veteran speedster and still remains one of the most feared fast bowlers in the world.

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