The second leg of Indian Premier League is starting from September 19. The teams are currently roping in replacements for the unavailable players in the squad. The tournament will be taking place in the UAE.
Royal Challengers Bangalore had previously confirmed the signings of Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera for the rest of the IPL season. Both players have been brought in to replace Adam Zampa and Daniel Sams, respectively. Both Sri Lankan players performed impressively in the white-ball series against India.
The both Australian players are unavailable for the second leg.
Following the completion of the South Africa tour, Chameera and Hasaranga will join the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
RCB is currently at the third spot in the points table.
IPL 2021 – Points Table
|Chennai Super Kings||7||5||2||0||0||10||+1.263|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||7||5||2||0||0||10||-0.171|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||7||2||5||0||0||4||-0.494|
BOTH THE PLAYERS WILL MISS OUT IPL PLAYOFFS AS THEIR THEY WOULD JOIN THE SRI-LANKAN TEAM FOR THE PREPARATIONS ahead of T20 World Cup 2021 taking place at UAE and Oman in October-November.