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| On Apr 11, 2022 10:52 AM IST

CSK vs RCB: Josh Hazlewood IPL 2022 joins RCB Playing 11? Here’s official update

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Josh Hazlewood IPL 2022: Australia’s new ball specialist Josh Hazlewood has bowled remarkably well in the recent couple of years especially in the shortest format of the game. The right-arm pacer picked up as many as 11 wickets during the Australia’s tremendous 2021 ICC T20 World Cup winning campaign and was also part of the Chennai Super Kings 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) triumph where he bowled excellently well. The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) picked Hazlewood at a hefty price of INR 7.75 Crore during the IPL 2022 mega auction.

CSK vs RCB: Josh Hazlewood IPL 2022 joins RCB Playing 11? Here’s official update

In a massive good news for all the Royal Challengers Bangalore fans, right-arm pace bowler Josh Hazlewood has completed his mandatory quarantine period and is absolutely available for selection in the ongoing IPL 2022 season. Due to some personal reasons, the Aussie pacer had lately joined the RCB camp. With Hazlewood available, it will now be really interesting to see the playing combination of the Royal Challengers Bangalore side during their upcoming game against Chennai Super Kings on 12 April, 2022 at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai.

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Josh Hazlewood Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2021 Performance Recent Form
12 12 7.93 11 wickets 0/53, 0/8, 1/31, 3/22, 4/12

Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

In order to fit Josh Hazlewood in the playing 11, the Royal Challengers Bangalore unfortunately will have to drop left-arm pacer David Wiley. The Faf du Plessis-led side have suffered a massive blow as their premier pacer Harshal Patel is unlikely to be available for the game against CSK on Tuesday. After the sudden demise of his sister, Harshal left the RCB bio-bubble after the last match against Mumbai Indians and now he will have to undergo a mandatory 3-day quarantine while joining the camp.

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RCB Playing 11
1. Faf du Plessis (C)
2. Anuj Rawat
3. Virat Kohli
4. Glenn Maxwell
5. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
6. Shahbaz Ahmed
7. Wanindu Hasaranga
8. Harshal Patel/Siddarth Kaul
9. Akash Deep

10. Mohammed Siraj
11. Josh Hazlewood

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RCB 2022 squad: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Faf du Plessis, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Finn Allen, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Jason Behrendorff, Chama Milind, Karn Sharma, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mahipal Lomror, Sherfane Rutherford, Suyash Prabhudesai, Aneeshwar Gautam, David Willey, Rajat Patidar, Siddharth Kaul.

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