Virat Kohli was the captain of RCB for 9 years
Virat Kohli has left the captaincy of RCB. This was his last season as captain for this franchise, which he had already announced before the start of the UAE edition of IPL 2021. Virat Kohli played the last match of his last IPL season as RCB captain as an eliminator match against Kolkata Knight Riders. In this match, his team had to face defeat by 4 wickets, with which his team’s journey also came to a halt in the tournament.
In IPL, Virat Kohli took over the captaincy of RCB from the hands of Daniel Vettori 9 years ago i.e. in the year 2013. Since then, he has captained a total of 140 matches, winning 66 matches and losing 70 matches. While 4 matches remained inconclusive. As a captain, he has described his journey with the RCB franchise as wonderful. Virat mentioned 4 things especially after the match against KKR.
4 things about Virat Kohli as the captain of RCB
Virat Kohli said that he always gave his best for his franchise. He gave 120 percent performance to the franchise. Of course he is no longer the captain, but as a player, he will continue to deliver.
Virat told the upcoming mega auction of IPL as the process of rebuilding the team. He said that the franchise has a chance to build a strong and organized team again for the next 3 years through auction.
As far as Royal Challengers Bangalore is concerned, Virat Kohli said that he will continue with this franchise. He mentioned this thing after the match against KKR as well as in an interview given to the broadcast channel Star Sports of IPL. He said that for me the trust and promise of the franchise is above all.
Regarding his captaincy, Virat Kohli said that I have always tried to create an environment in which young players can come and play freely. This is something that I try in Indian cricket as well.
Virat has rained heavily on the IPL pitch
Virat Kohli is the leading scorer of IPL. He has scored 6283 runs in 207 matches played so far. He is the only batsman to score 6000 plus runs in the league of Indian cricket. Virat Kohli also holds the record for scoring the most 973 IPL runs in a season. He did this feat in the year 2016 with 4 centuries.
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