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RCB rope in Parvez Rasool and KL Rahul from the Sunrisers into their squad

The IPL 2016 player auction took place earlier this month with all the franchises getting their hands on some of the picks that were up for grabs. However, the franchises are not quite done there, they are trying to get more player onboard. 

First it was Albie Morkel and Saurabh Tiwary who were traded from Delhi to the new franchise Pune and now it is another two players in  KL Rahul and Parvez Rasool who have been moved from Sunrisers Hyderabad to Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Kohli will have his hands full with variety of option up his sleeve.  While Rasool is a spinning all-rounder likely to compliment Chahal or Iqbal in the squad, Rahul will add to their batting strength.

Both these players were part of the SRH team last year but this time round they will don the red and gold colours of the RCB.

RCB boasts to be one of the most dangerous sides in the IPL. Need we say more when they have names like Kohli, de Villiers, Gayle, Watson and Starc in your repertoire. The addition of these gives the side plenty of options to play with.


Parveez offers us a spinning all rounder option that we were targeting to compliment Chahal and Iqbal. I hope to see him continue his good form in this forthcoming IPL season.

RCB owner Dr. Vijay Mallya was quoted as saying by the official website of the IPL. 

"Given his multiple skills, KL Rahul has a lot to offer RCB in terms of batting and wicketkeeping. It's a good feeling to get a prominent local Karnataka boy back home and in the RCB fold again."

IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla heaped praises on both Rahul and Rasool, saying their addition to RCB will make them more stronger for the new season.


The Royal Challengers Bangalore have made strong moves ahead of the season. KL Rahul is one of the talented young batsmen in the Indian circuit while Parveez Rasool is an asset to any team with his all-round abilities.

Shukla told the official website of IPL on Tuesday.

The pair will join a dream list of players headed by India's Test captain Virat Kohli.

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