Parthiv Patel Reveals The Reason Why
Former Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel, who retired from cricket after the IPL 2020, mentioned that the Virat Kohli-led staff will probably be closely reliant on Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell.
Australia’s Glenn Maxwell was one of many largest buys within the IPL 2021 public sale, when Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) shelled out Rs 14.25 crores for the all-rounder, regardless of his poor efficiency for Punjab Kings within the earlier IPL 2020 version.
Maxwell had made simply 108 runs in IPL 2020 in UAE, and couldn’t handle to hit a six, resulting in the KL Rahul-led aspect to launch him forward of the IPL 2021 public sale. However, opposite to common perception that Maxwell may not discover a purchaser for within the public sale, he ignited a bidding struggle which was gained by RCB ultimately.
RCB Would Be Hoping That Glenn Maxwell Has A Very Good Season: Parthiv Patel
During his look on Star Sports Cricket Connected, Parthiv Patel spoke at size about Glenn Maxwell, explaining why the Aussie will probably be essential for RCB this season. Patel talked about the shortage of a middle-order batsman resulting in RCB relying closely on the success of the Australia big-hitter.
“You’ll have to keep your fingers crossed about that because Maxwell has been a out and out match-winner for Australia. He hasn’t put the IPL stage on fire since last five years. Everyone would be hoping that he has a good season and then RCB also would be hoping that Glenn Maxwell has a very good season because they don’t have any experienced middle-order batsmen. That’s why they will rely a lot on Glenn Maxwell,” mentioned Parthiv.
Patel additionally mentioned that RCB will probably be hoping that Maxwell can justify his hefty price ticket with some match-winning performances. The RCB administration had mentioned that motive why they went onerous for Maxwell within the public sale was to ease the stress of ending matches on AB de Villiers.
Their squad sees a top-order consisting of Virat Kohli, Finn Allen, Devdutt Padikkal, Mohammed Azharuddeen, and AB de Villiers, whereas the center–order is comparatively in-experienced with gamers like Washington Sundar, Rajat Patidar, Suyash Prabhudessai, Sachin Baby, Kona Srikar Bharat.