RCB paid Rs 7 crore to Faf du Plessis for his services.

Ex-South Africa captain Faf du Plessis was purchased by RCB during the IPL auction earlier this month.

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) acquired former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis during the IPL mega auction earlier this month. After a bidding war with Du Plessis’ old team Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals, RCB won the flamboyant batter’s services for Rs 7 crore (DC). As of Sunday, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team has tweeted about their acquisition of Du Plessis. Shared on Twitter, RCB’s administration, including director of cricket operations Mike Hesson, and head coach Sanjay Bangar, were present at a mock auction held by the team.

Hesson gave his thoughts on Du Plessis’ importance during the mock-auction, which they used to plan their acquisition.

“In light of our existing alternatives and the uncertainty that surrounds them, as well as our options at the auction, we believe that Faf du Plessis, who is obviously highly experienced, can provide us a tremendous advantage. For a lengthy period of time, he has been South Africa’s captain, and he has won the Indian Premier League (IPL) several times. He has a lot of admirers and is a well-liked figure in the community. It’s a lot to ask of a leader to have these qualities “In the fictitious auction, Hesson stated:

“Naturally, CSK will want to bring him back, just like they do with all of their other players. The marquee group includes him, so we’ll need to set aside some funds to help us organize and plan ahead. We’ve scoured the possible suitors and narrowed it down to a few. CSK is sure to put up a bid. No one will have any idea what we’re up to when it comes to our search criteria “insisted Hesson.

“Du Plessis and Hasaranga are two of the most essential abroad roles to land on day one. There are many ways to get to this stage, and I’m sure there will be many more in the future. However, we must now focus on fine-tuning the means by which we can accomplish this. On the first day, Hasaranga and Faf are the most important targets. To make certain we have them, we’ve budgeted far more money than we had planned.”

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