RCB signed Kedar Jadhav as a replacement for David Willey for the remainder of the IPL 2023 season. Willey was ruled out due to a fractured toe and adductor strain, the franchise confirmed in its statement. He played four matches for RCB this season and scalped three wickets.
This will be Jadhav’s second stint with RCB. The 38-year old has previously represented RCB in 17 matches during the 2016-17 seasons. He is making a comeback to the tournament after a gap of one year. He has represented multiple franchises including Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), Chennai Super Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Jadhav was part of the Marathi commentary panel in the current season of IPL.
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Kedar Jadhav began his IPL career in 2010 with Delhi Daredevils (now Capitals) against RCB. He became one of just nine Indians to score a half-century on debut.
Jadhav has so far played 93 matches and has scored 1196 runs in IPL. Jadhav has represented India in nine T20Is and has scored 122 runs in six innings, including a fifty. He was also part of the ODI team where he played 73 games, scoring 1389 runs, including two centuries and six fifties, and picked up 27 wickets. Jadhav was out of limited-overs cricket since November 2021 before making a comeback in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in November 2022.
RCB are currently placed sixth on the points table with 4 wins in 8 games so far, with their next game set to be played against Lucknow Super Giants tonight.
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