RR gifts jersey to Sudeep
RR gifts jersey to Sudeep (Credit: Instagram/ Rajasthan Royals)

Rajasthan Royals franchise gifted a team jersey to Kannada Actor Kiccha Sudeep as the latter celebrates his 50th birthday today (September 2). The franchise also shared an Instagram post to wish the actor on his birthday along with a heart-warming message. Sudeep is a popular Kannada actor who has also worked in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil films.

Some of the popular films of Sudeep are Maanikya, Ranna, Kotigobba 2, Hebbuli, The Villain, Pailwa, and Rakta Charitra. He also worked in the Bollywood film Dabangg 3 in 2019, sharing screen space with popular Bollywood actor Salman Khan. Sudeep also shares a connection with cricket. In Celebrity Cricket League, he leads team Karnataka Bulldozers. He is also the wicketkeeper of the team.

Actor Sudeep (Image Source: Twitter)

Rajasthan Royals Gift Kannada Actor Sudeep Team Jersey

Rajasthan franchise shared a heartwarming post on Instagram for Sudeep, while wishing him on his 50th birthday. In the post, the franchise wrote that they love him behind the stumps- referring to his role as a wicketkeeper in  Karnataka Bulldozers.

“A special gift to celebrate a special milestone. Happy birthday, @kichchasudeepa PS: Thank you, agent @cariappa13 #HBDKicchaSudeep | #RoyalsFamily,” the franchise captioned the post. Have a look at the post below.

Rajasthan Royals To Begin IPL 2021 Journey Against Punjab Kings

Meanwhile, Rajasthan Royals are set to commence their journey in the UAE leg of IPL 2021 with an encounter against Punjab Kings. The match will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on September 21. In the previous encounter with Punjab Kings, RR lost the match by 4 runs.

Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals (Image Credit: Twitter)

Also Read: IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals (RR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue

The Sanju Samson-led side has suffered a big blow in the tournament as England duo Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes will not be part of the UAE leg due to personal reasons. Jos Buttler has taken a paternal leave as he is expecting the birth of his second child.

Ben Stokes has taken an indefinite leave from cricket citing mental health issues. Moreover, Jofra Archer is also not going to be part of the team as he has been ruled out from playing for the whole year.

Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes
Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes (Image Credit: Twitter)

RR has signed Tabraiz Shamsi to replace Aussie pacer, Andrew Tye. Evin Lewis and Oshane Thomas have been roped in as replacements for Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler.  RR currently holds the 5th spot in IPL 2021 points table with 6 points. They have won 3 matches and lost 4 out of the 7 they played.

Also Read: IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals Announce Jos Buttler & Ben Stokes’ Replacements For UAE Leg

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