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Du Plessis Asserts Home Improvement Focus as RCB Bolsters Bowling in IPL 2024 Auction

At the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) Player Auction in Dubai, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) made strategic acquisitions to achieve a balanced team.

We felt like we needed to improve at home, asserts skipper Du Plessis as RCB strengthens bowling Unit at IPL 2024 Player Auction

RCB’s captain Faf du Plessis emphasized that a thorough plan was developed to ensure clarity at the auction. The main priority was to select players who would excel in home games.

With a solid top order already consisting of players like Du Plessis, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Rajat Patidar, and the addition of all-rounder Cameron Green, RCB concentrated on strengthening their bowling department during the auction.

The first player RCB acquired was West Indian paceman Alzarri Joseph (₹11.50 Cr), known for his aggressive play and record-breaking IPL bowling figures. They also brought in New Zealand’s fast bowler Lockie Ferguson (₹2 Cr) and England’s Tom Curran (₹1.50 Cr) to add speed to their attack.

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Further additions to RCB include Indian left-arm pacer Yash Dayal (₹5 Cr), spin all-rounder Swapnil Singh (₹20 lacs), and talented young wicketkeeper Saurav Chauhan (₹20 lacs) from Gujarat.

Prathmesh Mishra, RCB’s Chairman, expressed satisfaction with the team’s acquisitions, stating that they reflect careful planning and a commitment to a fearless brand of cricket. He believes the strengthened batting line-up, all-rounder additions, and bolstered bowling options will make RCB a formidable contender in the upcoming season.

Du Plessis shared that the focus has been on improving the team’s home performance and the past two months have been dedicated to planning for this goal.

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Head coach Andy Flower expressed confidence in the team’s bowling attack and powerful batting line-up, believing they will play crucial roles in the season ahead.

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