IPL 2019: Major blow for RCB as Dale Steyn set to return home

first_imgAdvertisement AdvertisementIPL 2019 Bengaluru; Dale Steyn was roped in as a replacement by the Royal Challengers Bangalore side for Nathan Coulter-Nile. Steyn surely had created an impact coming into the side having bowled two match-winning spells in two games, pumping some life in the jaded bowling line up of RCB. Steyn played a major role in the side ending up victorious off late.However, the happiness for Virat Kohli seems to be short-lived as Steyn has been ruled out of the remainder of IPL owing to an inflammation on his shoulder. Steyn has been prescribed ample rest in order to heal his shoulder and as a result, will be flying back to South Africa.Steyn, who is an injury prone cricketer made a comeback to the IPL after two long years and made an impact on his comeback by picking up four wickets in the two games that he featured in.Considering that the World Cup is scheduled from 30th of May, it is essential for Steyn to fly back home and get ample rest in order to get fit before the world cup. Steyn has a history with shoulder injuries. The injury that he suffered in a test match against Australia in 2016, kept the 35-year-old seamer out of action for two years.The RCB team management thanked Steyn for the inspiration that he brought along with him and for giving the side a much-needed momentum and wished him for a speedy recovery.To know how can RCB still qualify for the Playoffs, click below:https://www.sportsindiashow.com/rcb-can-still-make-playoffs-ipl-2019-tournament/last_img read more