Van Dussen to join RR to strengthen the overseas bench
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Rajasthan Royals had no luck with their overseas group right from the start of IPL 2021. Ben Stokes scored nought and broke his finger in the very first match. He has since returned back to England. No sooner the franchisee lost Stokes, another England international Liam Livingstone quit IPL and left midway voting bio bubble fatigue.
Van Dussen to join RR to strengthen the overseas bench. There was some news doing the rounds on Jofra Archer’s availability after his apparent cure from elbow injury but the news came from England that Jofra is not returning to IPL this season.
With overseas stocks fast dwindling, Rajasthan had finally roped in South African international batsman and a fine stroke player Rassie Van Der Dussen . He will be shortly joining the Royals and will be available after the mandatory quarantine period provided covid tests are negative. Van Dussen to join RR to strengthen the overseas bench.
It now appears that the South African contingent in the overseas group of players for the Royals is fast outnumbering their English counterparts. Buttler remains the only Englishman in the group while Morris and Miller are now being joined by Van Dussen to build a stronger Proteas core.
The Royals have won their latest game against KKR to lift themselves from the 8th spot in the league table.