Finn Allen Replaces Josh Philippe in IPL 2021
The Kiwi Batsmen Finn Allen replaces the Aussie wicket-keeper batsmen Josh Philippe in the IPL 2021. He has decided not to participate in Indian Premier League because of personal reasons.
Both the players had a base price of INR 20 lakhs. Finn Allen will debut in IPL 2021.
Philippe debuted in 2020 and played five games for RCB, scoring 78 runs. Although he played less number of games but he is considered to be a top player for RCB this season.
JR Philippe who plays for Sydney Sixers in Big Bash League has been in a great touch with the bat in the BBL 2020-2021. He has scored 508 runs in 16 matches with an average of 31.75. Even his strike rate which was 149.41 was quite impressive.
Definitely it is going to be a huge loss for Royal Challengers Bangalore but they have a like for like replacement.
Finn Allen the New Zealand Batsmen who plays for Wellington in Dream11 Super Smash is a good replacement. He has also been in good touch with the bat in Super Smash 2020-2021.
In fact Finn’s average is even better than Philippe. Finn has scored 512 runs in 11 innings with an average of 56.88 at a strike rate of 193.93.
The IPL 2021 is scheduled to begin on 9th April and the final match will be played on 30th May 2021.
All games will be played behind closed doors, BCCI will decide latter on whether to all spectators or not.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Latest Full Squad fo IPL 2021
Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Suyash Prabhudessai, K.S. Bharat, Finn Allen, AB de Villiers, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Daniel Christian, Daniel Sams, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini.