IPL 2019 RCB Team: Mandeep leaves, Stoinis Joins squad
Royal Challengers Bangalore have bought Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis from Kings XI Punjab for the 12th edition of Indian Premier League. RCB team releases Mandeep Singh to acquire Stoinis trough trading window for IPL 2019 season.
However, Royal Challengers official tweet confirmed the spread rumors by posting a tweet that said “@mandeeps12 tussi jaa rahe ho… tussi na jao 🙁🙏#PlayBold forever”. It was written in Punjabi which It means “Mandeep you are going, please don’t go.”
— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) October 28, 2018
So it was clear hint that Mandeep has been traded to Kings XI Punjab for Marcus Stoinis. Mandeep Singh had average season with RCB in 2018 as he managed to score 188 runs in 11 matches which consists one fifty to his name as well.
Mandeep was used to play for Punjab before 2018 but Royal Challengers bought him for 11th edition.
This is the not the first trade of Vivo IPL-12 as before Royal Challengers Bangalore sold Quinton De Kock to Mumbai Indians that marked opening players trading.