All-rounder Shane Watson to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore in Virat Kohli’s absence
With Virat Kohli still recovering from shoulder injury and AB de Villiers to miss the first game due to back injury, Shane Watson was named Royal Challengers Bangalore’s interim skipper in IPL 10.
Due to a shoulder injury, Virat would not be running for a twosome of weeks for RCB
Last week when it was learnt that Kohli would be out of the tournament for a couple of weeks due to the shoulder injury.
Merely, the South African star has also been ruled out of the opening game of the season on April 5 against defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad at Uppal owing to his back problem.
“He nevertheless causes some minor discomfort and we felt that couple of days off would be best before we throw him back in action,Vettori said.
Meanwhile, in another blow to the franchise, young batsman Sarfaraz Khan has also an injury to his leg in practice on Monday and is likely to miss the entire league.