RCB sign Harpreet Singh Bhatia in place of injured Sarfaraz

IPL 10 RCB rope in Harmeet Singh in place of Sarfaraz Khan

Yes, "miracles do happen" for people who deserve it. Sarfaraz Khan's replacement in the Royal Challengers Bangalore side is the latest example for that. "But later, when the auction got over, we came to know it was Harmeet and not Harpreet". Harmeet Singh rammed his auto into one of the platforms at Andheri and was arrested thereafter. He hasn't played a single game this season. With his preferred No.3 slot already being occupied, how will be handle playing in another slot? It was, however, Harmeet Singh, the left-arm spinner and Harpreet's team-mate in the 2010 Under-19 World Cup, who was involved in the incident.

- He was born in Durg, Madhya Pradesh on August 11, 1991.

RCB has roped in Harpreet Singh in place of injured Sarfaraz Khan for the rest of the season.

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- He made his List-A debut before his first-class debut. Harpreet's inclusion also allows RCB to rotate its squad with good Indian talents. He played alongside future Indian internationals, Mandeep Singh, Sandeep Sharma, KL Rahul and Jaydev Unadkat.

Before the IPL auctions, Harpreet Singh had been in tremendous form, ending as the highest run-getter in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The 25-year-old had a whopping average of 52.75 as he hit 211 runs in four matches for Central Zone side. Courtesy of his exploits in the tournament, which finished just two days before IPL Auction 2017 many thought that he would be picked but mistaken identity cost Harpreet on the day of the auction.

As per the reports, news agencies goofed up and mistook him for Harmeet Singh, a player who was detained and later released on bail for driving his vehicle on Andheri Railway station platform on Monday (February 20) - the day of IPL auction.

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