Royal Challengers Bangalore bought Mohammed Azharuddeen in IPL 2021 auction. He is a wicket-keeper batsman who will make a debut in IPL 2021. Mohammed Azharuddeen plays for Kerala domestic team. In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2020-21, Azharuddeen smashed a century from 37 balls and became the first batsman from Kerala to smash a century in a T20 match. In 24 T20 matches, right-handed batsman Azharuddeen has scored 451 runs at an average of 22. He is a powerful hitter who can be a nice option to replace Devdutt Padikkal in the first match of IPL 2021.