IPL 2021: Scott Kuggeleijn is a pacer from New Zealand.© Twitter
New Zealand pacer Scott Kuggeleijn was on Tuesday introduced as a alternative for Kane Richardson within the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the rest of IPL 2021. Together with compatriot Adam Zampa, Australian Richardson on Monday fairly the event halfway citing private causes within the wake of a second COVID-19 wave within the nation. The Aussie cricketer flew again to his nation because the circumstances of Covid-19 saved mounting in India. Kuggeleijn, who has been a part of the IPL bubble as a reserve for Mumbai Indians, moved to RCB as a alternative for Richardson, ESPNcricinfo reported.
No alternative has been named but for leg-spinner Zampa. The 29-year-old Kuggeleijn has to date performed 2 ODIs, 16 T20Is for New Zealand apart from showing in 2 IPL fixtures previously.
Zampa and Richardson will likely be flying again to their nation on Tuesday evening by way of Doha.
The 2 are presently in Mumbai whereas their franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore have moved to Ahmedabad.