Josh Hazlewood
Josh Hazlewood. (Picture by Francois Nel/Getty Pictures)

After a five-wicket defeat of their IPL 2022 opener in opposition to the Punjab Kings, the Royal Challengers Bangalore went on to register a hard-fought three-wicket victory of their subsequent sport in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders. RCB will probably be enjoying two extra matches within the ongoing week however it has been learnt that considered one of their abroad gamers will solely be accessible by subsequent week.

The participant within the dialogue is pacer Josh Hazlewood. Hazlewood is without doubt one of the members of the Australian squad for the continued bilateral collection in opposition to Pakistan, which concludes on April 5. Nonetheless, the tall speedster is not going to be becoming a member of the RCB squad earlier than April 12. He’s anticipated to hitch the workforce within the subsequent couple of days after which, he should endure a compulsory three-day quarantine.

Josh Hazlewood will probably be becoming a member of the workforce in subsequent couple of days: IPL supply

“Hazlewood can be becoming a member of the workforce within the subsequent couple of days. Not like others, he didn’t straight hyperlink up along with his franchise put up Pakistan collection. He has taken a brief break as a consequence of private causes,” an IPL supply was quoted as saying by News18.

Because of this Hazlewood will miss the following two matches in opposition to the Rajasthan Royals on April 5 and Mumbai Indians on April 9 respectively, and can solely be accessible for choice in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings on April 12.

Hazlewood was bought by the Bengaluru-based franchise for INR 7.75 crore on the IPL 2022 mega public sale in February. The 31-year-old had performed a key function in CSK’s title triumph final season, choosing up 11 wickets from 9 matches at a median of 26.63 and an economic system fee of 8.37. Regardless of his good efficiency, he was launched by the defending champions.

The promising pacer would now be hoping to proceed from the place he left, donning the RCB jersey and developing with constant performances. On the identical time, the tempo sensation can even be working in tandem with the likes of Mohammed Siraj, David Willey, his countryman Jason Behrendorff, and so forth.

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