IPL 2017: Royal Challengers Bangalore rope in Harpreet Singh Bhatia to replace injured Sarfaraz Khan
Madhya Pradesh left-hander Harpreet Singh Bhatia has been roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore as a replacement for injured Sarfaraz Khan for the remainder of the tenth edition of Indian Premier League.
New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh left-hander Harpreet Singh Bhatia has been roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as a replacement for injured Sarfaraz Khan for the remainder of the tenth edition of Indian Premier League.
Harpreet has played in the IPL earlier for the Sahara Pune Warriors.
Harpreet has represented India under-19s in the past. He had a consistent run in the domestic limited-overs competitions for Madhya Pradesh and finished as the leading run-scorer of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Inter-Zonal tournament for Central Zone in 2016-17. Harpreet's inclusion also allows RCB to rotate its squad with good Indian talents.
Royal Challengers Bangalore's next encounter is against the Kolkata Knight Riders on 23 April in Kolkata.
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