In a significant development for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), the franchise has confirmed the signing of New Zealand all-rounder Michael Bracewell for the IPL 2023 season. Bracewell will be replacing English cricketer Will Jacks, who has suffered an injury setback.
The versatile Kiwi player is known for his prowess as a middle-order batsman and a handy medium-pacer. Bracewell’s inclusion in the squad is expected to bring balance and depth to the RCB lineup. The news of Bracewell’s signing comes after various sources, including The Hindu, Times of India, Rediff, NDTV Sports, Indian Express, India.com, Times Now News, Jagran English, Hindustan Times, and PTI News, reported on the development.
Michael Bracewell has an impressive domestic record in New Zealand, showcasing his skillset in all formats of the game. With his ability to contribute both with the bat and ball, Bracewell is expected to be a valuable addition to the RCB squad. The franchise will be looking forward to the all-rounder making a significant impact in the upcoming season.
Will Jacks, on the other hand, will have to wait for his IPL debut. The talented English cricketer was set to play a crucial role in RCB’s campaign this season. However, due to his injury, Jacks has been ruled out of the entire IPL 2023 season. The nature and extent of his injury have not been disclosed yet.
As the IPL 2023 season approaches, fans and followers of the Royal Challengers Bangalore will be eager to see how Michael Bracewell’s inclusion impacts the team’s performance. With a refreshed squad and a new addition, RCB will be keen on making a strong statement in this year’s IPL.
Stay tuned for more updates on the IPL 2023 and the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s journey throughout the tournament.