IPL 2022: 3 Players Who Can Step into AB de Villiers’s Shoes at RCB
After the announcement on Twitter by AB de Villiers that he has decided to quit all cricket, the big question is, who will step into his shoes at Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL? For many years, De Villiers has been the batting pillar around which RCB have built their innings. It is virtually impossible for anybody to think of an adequate replacement for the South African legend. However, we suggest three players that RCB can target at the upcoming auction ahead of the 2022 IPL season.
Of the present lot, the first name that comes to mind is that of Suryakumar Yadav. He has shone as a match-winner for Mumbai Indians in the last few years. In recent times, he has done it for Team India too. Like De Villiers, SKY (as he is popularly known) can bat up or down the order, in keeping with the team’s demands. He has learned how to win from adverse situations. He has been adept at holding the innings together in the middle order after the loss of early wickets. He can also come in in the death overs and up the run rate. Mumbai Indians – with their embarrassment of choices – may not retain SKY. If Suryakumar is up for auction, RCB must grab him.
IPL stats of SK Yadav, A Markram, and S Hetmyer
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