NZ all-rounder Corey Anderson replaces Oz Nathan in RCB
New Delhi: New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson will replace injured Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the upcoming fifth edition of Indian Premier League.
This was confirmed by the IPL's technical committee on Saturday.
Coulter-Nile, who claimed 15 wickets from eights games for Kolkata Knight Riders last season, has been ruled out owing to an injury.
In accordance with the Player Regulations, the Royal Challengers Bangalore were allowed to choose a replacement from the Registered and Available Player Pool (RAPP), and the franchise subsequently picked the New Zealander for his base price of Rs 2 crore, a BCCI media release stated.
The franchise, too, issued a statement, confirming the news.