Monday , September 20 2021

RCB signs Englishman George Garton as replacement for Kane Richardson

New Delhi : Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday roped in English fast bowler George Garton as a replacement for Australian pacer Kane Richardson for the remainder of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season in the UAE.

The uncapped left-arm quick has featured in 38 T20 matches and has taken 44 wickets with a bowling average of 20.06.

 

As a batsman, Garton has a batting average of 20.77 in T20s, with a strike rate of 124.66.

 

This will be Garton”s debut season in IPL, the RCB said in a release.

 

With this, the RCB team has made its fourth replacement.

 

RCB will take on Kolkata Knight Riders on September 20 in Abu Dhabi.

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