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Twitter reacts as RCB sign Wanindu Hasaranga

Royal Challengers Bangalore grabbed everyone’s attention today by signing three big players. The Bangalore-based franchise roped in the trio of Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera and Tim David ahead of the second phase of IPL 2021. This trio has replaced Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson and Finn Allen, respectively.

Wanindu Hasaranga’s signing has been the biggest talking point because the Sri Lankan leg-spinner performed exceptionally well in the series against India. Hasaranga picked up four wickets in the final T20I of the series against India and won the Player of the Series award. He helped his nation record their first-ever bilateral T20I series win against the Indian cricket team.

Speaking of the other replacements signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore, Dushmantha Chameera is the compatriot of Wanindu Hasaranga. When IPL 2021 Auction ended, not a single player from the Sri Lankan cricket team had an IPL contract. However, now, before he second p hase of the competition gets underway, two Sri Lanka players will play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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Meanwhile, Tim David has become the first player from his country, Singapore to earn an IPL contract. Singapore is one of the rising nations in the cricket world, and players like David have played a role in their success. Recently, Tim participated in the Big Bash League, the Pakistan Super League and the Men’s Hundred 2021.

Royal Challengers Bangalore’s decision to sign Wanindu Hasaranga impresses fans on Twitter

Twitterati was delighted to see Wanindu Hasaranga receive an IPL contract. It was disheartening to see not a single player from Sri Lanka in the league. Many fans thought if any Sri Lankan cricketer deserved a contract, it was Hasaranga.

In case you didn’t know, the leg-spin bowling all-rounder from Galle was the Man of the Series in the inaugural Lanka Premier League played in the year 2020. Hence, fans were happy and here are the top reactions to his signing.

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