The South African all-rounder might also be in contention to replace Jofra Archer in the RRcamp. Pretorius can move the new ball and his height helps him extract extra bounce from the surface. Pretorius is a great asset in T20 matches and RR must be aware of the fact. one might see the South African star donning the pink jersey for the UAE leg of the season.
Sheldon Cottrell’s West Indies teammate Keemo Paul also features on this list. Unlike Archer, Paul isn’t known to set the speed gun on fire and clocking high speeds. Mean while, Paul has so far scalped 24 wickets in 20 games at an economy rate of 8.93. This also includes a match-winning five-wicket haul. Hence, the Jaipur-based franchise should look to bag Paul’s services.
Cottrell also has a vicious bouncer and pin-point yorkers. Hence, one can expect RR to go after the pacer. He took six wickets in as many games at an economy rate of 8.8. One can say that his IPL record isn’t that daunting. However, Cottrell has been in impressive form lately. He bowled some fine spells against Australia and Pakistan and it would be interesting to see if RR picks him.
The left-arm pacer can swing the ball both ways and that too with a brisk pace. If that’s not enough, Willey can also score handy runs lower down the order. Coming to Willey’s T20I record, the pacer has scalped 38 wickets in 32 games with his economy rate being below eight. At times, he has also contributed with his big-hitting skills.
The Sri Lankan Leg-spinner has been the talk of the town lately. Hasaranga isn’t a massive turner of the bowler but relies on his accuracy and variations to get the better of batters. Wanindu On many occasions, he has helped Sri Lanka with his blitzes lower down the order. This means his inclusion in the playing XI would give depth to the batting line-up as well.