IPL 2020: RCB was set to commerce Shivam Dube earlier than India choice modified issues


A North Indian IPL facet was all for choosing Dube.

Shivam Dube
Shivam Dube. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Shivam Dube earned a maiden call-up to staff India final week for the upcoming T20I collection in opposition to Bangladesh. His heroics within the lately concluded Vijay Hazare Trophy for Mumbai labored within the all-rounder’s favour. Dube was delighted after being picked to play for India. Nevertheless, even his IPL future was secured with the choice because the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had virtually traded him off forward of the upcoming season.

The southpaw made his IPL debut earlier this 12 months for the Virat Kohli-led RCB facet. The franchise had picked him for a whopping quantity of Rs 5 crore. However Shivam Dube couldn’t dwell as much as the expectations which upset many. Nevertheless, within the Vijay Hazare Trophy this season, he redeemed himself scoring 177 runs in 5 innings at a strike-rate of 146.28 and in addition picked 5 wickets in eight matches.

He virtually single-handedly gained the match for Mumbai in opposition to Karnataka whereas chasing a rating of greater than 300 runs with a spectacular 118-run knock. This knock introduced him again within the limelight and with Hardik Pandya injured, Shivam Dube was picked for India because the pace-bowling all-rounder for Bangladesh collection.

North Indian IPL staff was all for Shivam Dube

If the stories in Mumbai Mirror are to be believed, a North Indian IPL facet was all for Shivam Dube. Even RCB was able to commerce him after a disappointing earlier season. It has been learnt that the choice to commerce the all-rounder was taken below the brand new set of coaches below Mike Hesson. Dube was picked by the earlier employees headed by Gary Kirsten who weren’t retained by the franchise for the upcoming season.

Mirror additionally reported that Shivam Dube additionally entered the negotiations and requested for extra quantity than his public sale. Nevertheless, the talks fell by way of on the final second. Bangalore franchise determined to name off the negotiations all of the sudden. Additionally it is being understood that Dube’s knock in opposition to Karnataka modified every thing. Throughout his century, the left-hander smacked three sixes out of the bottom to point out his prowess.

The RCB didn’t reply to a message from Mirror nevertheless it has been confirmed that the commerce was on the verge of being executed earlier than issues modified all of the sudden. For the upcoming season now, Shivam Dube will proceed to characteristic for the RCB below Virat Kohli.