Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore announced on Monday that Adam Zampa is joining their squad as a replacement for Kane Richardson. Richardson has stepped out of IPL 2020 due to the birth of his first child.
Nowadays, both players are in the UK as part of the Australia team to play 3 T20Is and ODIs against England. Richardson was bought by RCB for Rs 4 Crore in IPL auction.
Joining of Adam Zampa strengthened Royal Challengers Bangalore’s spin attack. RCB already have Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Moeen Ali and Pawan Negi in the ranks.
RCB announced the news on their Twitter account on Monday evening “ We’re thrilled to welcome Adam Zampa in RCB colours. He replaces Kane Richardson. Let’s #PlayBold Adam Zampa. #PlayBold #IPL2020 #WeAreChallengers.”
“The RCB family is excited for Kane and his wife who are expecting the birth of their first child and respect his decision to pull out of the tournament.” further added by RCB
Adam Zampa is an exceptional leg spin bowler who dismissed Virat Kohli 7 times and Rohit Sharma 5 times in limited over cricket. He also played for Rising Pune Supergiants and grabbed 19 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 14.73 and an economy of 7.54.