IPL 2019: Royal Challengers Bangalore lose Dale Steyn to shoulder injury

first_img India Today Web Desk BengaluruApril 25, 2019UPDATED: April 25, 2019 14:47 IST IPL 2019: Dale Steyn played only two matches for RCB before pulling out with a shoulder injury ( Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSDale Steyn has been advised rest due to shoulder inflammation, RCB saidSteyn joined RCB midway during IPL 2019 and played only two matchesSteyn had picked up 4 wickets in two matches and played a key role in RCB’s win over CSKRoyal Challengers Bangalore fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the remainder of Indian Premier League 2019 due to an inflammation on his shoulder, the IPL franchise confirmed on Thursday.Steyn had missed Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 17-run win over Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium due to the shoulder injury.”Dale Steyn has been prescribed with ample rest due to inflammation in his shoulder. On account of state of his health, Dale will not be available to take part further in the ongoing season of IPL,” RCB said in a statement.”His presence has helped the team immensely and we are very thankful for the inspiration and passion that he brought to the squad. The team will deeply miss his energy and presence around. We wish him a speedy recovery and all the luck for all future endeavours.”Dale Steyn joined Royal Challengers Bangalore midway during the ongoing season of IPL as a replacement to injured Australian pace bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile. Steyn played only two matches for RCB but made an immediate impact by leading the bowling unit that had looked ordinary until his arrival.Steyn picked 2 for 40 on his return to IPL after a three-year absence in RCB’s thrilling win over Kolkata Knight Riders on Apirl 19. He led RCB to a famous win over Chennai Super Kings at home on April 21.Steyn played a massive role in RCB’s thrilling one-run win over Chennai Super Kings on April 21. With figures of 2 for 29, Steyn rattled CSK top-order, removing Shane Watson and Suresh Raina in successive deliveries as early as the first over in their succesfull defence of 161.advertisementAlso Read | Watch: Royal Challengers Bangalore euphoric after 3rd straight win in IPL 2019Also Read | Virat Kohli elated after RCB win again: Losing six in a row really hurt usAlso Read | Virat Kohli mocks R Ashwin over Mankading in explosive send-offAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Dale SteynFollow Royal Challengers BangaloreFollow IPL 2019 IPL 2019: Royal Challengers Bangalore lose Dale Steyn to shoulder injuryIndian Premier League 2019: Dale Steyn had missed Royal Challengers Bangalore’s home match against Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday due to an injury to his shoulder. An inflammation on the pacer’s shoulder has ruled him out of the remainder of the seasonadvertisementlast_img

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