Sriram, who played eight ODIs between 2000 and 2004, has been part of the Australian coaching set-up since 2015.
The 28-year-old’s last Test appearance came in Johannesburg during the second Test against South Africa — where he went wicketless in a match for the first time — when he injured his hamstring.
After Prasidh’s and McCoy’s exploits with the ball, Buttler’s century puts RR in final of IPL
Dinesh Karthik has been reprimanded for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during his team's Eliminator match against LSG.
On Wednesday, while defending 208 against Lucknow Super Giants, Harshal bowled a tidy spell of 2-0-8-0 in the middle overs.
'We were trying to hit fours and sixes but they bowled really well': KL Rahul after loss against RCB
There was a seven-over period after the powerplay during which Rahul managed to hit just one boundary.
Both the high-profile openers, Kohli and Faf du Plessis, are big match players and will be itching to make an impact after low returns in the previous game.
As the game progressed, Patidar became even more confident, playing some incredible shots against both the pacers and the spinners.
De Villiers' former skipper and teammate Virat Kohli had earlier this month said that he was hopeful the South African great will be back at the RCB in a new role next year.
He had last played for India in the 2019 ODI World Cup. He praised the Royal Challengers Bangalore team management for backing him strongly for the finisher's role.
Captaining a team in the IPL for the first time ever, a fit-again Hardik Pandya has been a revelation this season as he led from the front with both bat and ball to ensure a top finish for his team.
Royal Challengers Bangalore will now take on third-placed Lucknow Super Giants in the Eliminator at Edens Gardens on May 25.
At 3pm on Saturday, something unique happened. Royal Challengers Bangalore changed their profile picture on Twitter to a blue background with the franchise logo in the foreground.
While Ishan Kishan (48) and Dewald Brevis (37) kept MI in the hunt, it was Tim David's 11-ball 34-run cameo that brought the five-time champions back into the chase.
Kohli roared back top form with a 54-ball 73 to help Royal Challengers Bangalore register a thumping eight-wicket win over table-toppers Gujarat Titans and stay alive in the play-off race.
Chasing 169 to win, the former captain looked in his element playing some of his signature wristy shots against both seamers and pacers.
Gujarat Titans made one change, bringing in Lockie Fergusson in place of Alzarri Joseph and Royal Challengers Bangalore too made one change, replacing Mohammed Siraj with Siddarth Kaul.
Kohli has bagged three golden ducks already this season and has managed just 200 runs at an average and strike rate that fail to define a player of his calibre.
While South African great de Villiers had been an integral part of RCB from 2011 to 2021, dashing left-handed batter Gayle from West Indies was with the franchise for six years.
Such was the dominance of the two Englishmen that Harshal Patel’s four-wicket haul remained in the backdrop. Punjab won the match by 54 runs as RCB just managed 155/9 in 20 overs.