It’s that time of the year when every franchise begins its preparations to build a team that would enhance its chances to do well in the most popular league in Indian Cricket has seen in the last few years. Yes, we are talking about the IPL Auctions which will be held in Kolkata on 19th December. The drama that unfolds ahead of any IPL auction isn’t short of any excitement. Team management, as well as the franchisees, get into a huddle on this particular day to select players who do to the best of their abilities and help them achieve the desired results.
IPL has over the years provided a solid platform to some of the brightest talents which have helped them make their mark in International Cricket. In this article, we are about to discuss the all-rounders whom the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be eager to bring back. Virat Kohli’s side finished at the bottom of the table in the 2019 season, but the skipper will be hoping to go all the way in the next season.
It will be interesting to see what kind of combination the team management opts. Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to add more all-rounders in their dug-out in the next season which will add more value to their batting as well as the bowling line up.
More importantly, RCB may look to bring back the all-rounders who were earlier removed. However, RCB team management and the franchisee will also look to add players who could do the job with the bat as well as the ball. It will go a long way in adding more muscle in their batting as well as the bowling department. We take a look at three such all-rounders whom RCB must try to bring back in the next IPL season.
1. Moises Henriques
The Australian Moises Henriques has played for five Franchisees in his entire IPL career till now. Henriques’s addition will add more stability in the batting line-up as the all-rounder can pack a punch with his powerful hitting. The 32-year-old can play medium pace as well as spin with ease. Henriques can read the spinners well on turning wickets. The all-rounder can play a patience game from one end and can accelerate when needed.
Henriques is strong on both sides of the wickets but is quick to put the ball away with his powerful drives and cuts. Henriques is also a handy medium-pacer who can swing the ball both ways and outfox the batsmen with his leg cutters. Henriques is also a handy fielder, especially at the deep. Henriques has taken four wickets in 11 T20 Internationals and has scored 159 runs. Henriques has registered 969 runs in his IPL career along with 38 wickets to his name.