2. Mohammed Azharuddeen
In all likelihood, Devdutt Padikkal will be opening alongside the new buy of RCB Mohammed Azharuddeen. The right-handed batsman from Kerala got fame after his sublime 37 ball century in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy 2021.
Azharuddeen will be an ideal batting partner for Padikkal at RCB as he can go after the bowling from ball one and score at a strike rate of around 150. The 26-year-old was acquired by RCB at his base price of Rs. 20 lakhs for IPL 2021.