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WATCH: RCB skipper Faf du Plessis spill the beans on IPL 2024 Auction strategy

WATCH: RCB skipper Faf du Plessis spill the beans on IPL 2024 Auction strategy

RCB skipper Faf du Plessis emphasized on the fact that the team needs to well in the home condition.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Faf du Plessis spoke about the team’s strategy for the upcoming IPL 2024 Auction. In a video uploaded by RCB on their ‘X’ handle, Faf du Plessis spoke about improving themselves while playing in front of their home crowd in Chinnaswamy.

After last season, we felt like we needed to improve at home. One of the things that we did really well last year was succeed away from Chinnaswamy. We also talked about how we can improve our team composition and one of the areas was power in middle-order and the type of team we want to put together,” said Faf du Plessis in the video.

Plan is to play well in Bengaluru: Du Plessis

It must be mentioned that RCB has opted to let go 11 players, mostly bowlers. The overseas players released by RCB include Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, David Willey and Wayne Parnell. The list of Indian players who were let go comprises Harshal Patel, Sonu Yadav, Avinash Singh, Siddharth Kaul and Kedar Jadhav.

Without giving away too much tactical stuff that we have spoken about, it’s definitely the auction and the process of the last two months has been solely around planning to be better at home and the type of bowlers and batters that will be successful in Bengaluru,” added Faf du Plessis.


RCB have also acquired Australian all-rounder Cameron Green from Mumbai Indians in an all-cash deal. Furthermore, RCB traded all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed to Sunrisers Hyderabad in exchange for Mayank Dagar.


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