South African speedster Dale Steyn has sent a special message to his Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fans ahead of joining the franchise for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.
Steyn, who has been roped in as a replacement for the injured Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile expressed his excitement at joining the team, in a video posted by the official RCB Twitter handle.
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Steyn has previously played for the Bangalore-based franchise in the IPL from 2008 to 2010 and has represented Sunrisers Hyderabad in the tournament from 2013 to 2015.
In the video, the Proteas international can be heard saying, “Very excited to be coming back to the IPL, been a couple of years since I last played in the IPL and been even longer since I played for RCB. So, very excited to be joining Virat, AB and the boys, Gary, and I’ll see you guys in a couple of days. Cheers guys!”