The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Saturday named Kiwi allrounder Michael Bracewell as the replacement for its injured player Will Jacks. Michael Bracewell will be replacing England's Will Jacks who was ruled out of the IPL 2023 due to a thigh injury that he picked up during England's ODI on the tour of Bangladesh. As per official report, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have signed New Zealand’s Michael Bracewell as a replacement for England batter Will Jacks for the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. Jacks, who was ruled out of the tournament due to an injury, was bought by the franchise for INR 3.2 Crore. His replacement, Bracewell, has played 16 T20Is, scored 113 runs, and picked up 21 wickets. He will join RCB at his base price of INR 1 Crore.

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It is pertinent to mention here that Michael Bracewell was part of New Zealand squad which toured India recently. Michael Bracewell impressed everyone with his batting and bowling. In fact, during India vs New Zealand first ODi in which Shubman Gill had scored double century, he almost won it for the black caps. In that match, Michael Bracewell had scored a blistering 140 (78) Vs India in India in a 350-run chase. New Zealand were 131/6 at one stage.

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