Virat Kohli has 99 percent of the trophies present in the game. From winning the Test mace to scoring the fastest 10,000 runs in ODI International cricket, Kohli has crossed many milestones. although Indian Premier League (IPL) in progress Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Captain. It is not that he is not nearby. RCB has performed second best in the tournament in 2009, 2011 and 2016. But despite some expensive shopping and boasting of something over the years Big names like kohli And AB de Villiers, the IPL trophy is elusive.
With no home ground, foreign conditions for all the teams and possibly no crowds, this extraordinary season could be the year that RCB and Kohli finally finish their IPL jinks.
Virat Kohli: In recent weeks the RCB captain has been like a captive lion, with a coronovirus epidemic wreaking havoc on the cricket calendar. Not taking action on the field for five months, Kohli would be itching to make his presence felt in the UAE.
Strike Rate: 131.61
AB de Villiers: The South African star has unleashed several bowling attacks internationally and is no different in the IPL. Ever since he joined RCB, he has become a fan favorite and formed a deadly partnership with Virat Kohli. But with age not at his side, will de Villiers still be at his disastrous best or will it be the last time fans see him in the IPL?
Highest: 133 not out
Strike Rate: 151.23
Aaron Finch: Australia’s limited overs captain has not had the best time in the IPL. Having already played for less than five teams, he was picked up by RCB ahead of the 13th edition. If his international form is anything to buy in recent times, Finch could respond to RCB’s initial problems last year.
Highest: 88 not out
Strike Rate: 130.69
Yuzvendra Chahal: Willie leg-spinners have been in the RCB squad continuously since 2014. He has been an integral part of RCB’s bowling line for years and will once again be important for the team in the UAE. A goal for Virat Kohli, Chahal’s value to RCB was evident when he used his ‘Right to Match Card’ to retain his services in the IPL auction.
4w / inn: 2
Umesh Yadav: Another big player for Kohli is Umesh Yadav. The Indian fast bowler was bowled by his captain in difficult times and when he always delivered wickets, he was also expensive at times. M a dangerous place for bowlers. Not playing at the Chinnaswamy Stadium could work in Umesh’s favor.
4w / inn: 2
Other squad members: Chris Morris, Mohammed Siraj, Gurkeerat Man Singh, Josh Philip, Devdutt Padikkal, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, Moin Ali, Pawan Negi, Shivam Dubey, Washington Sundar, Pawan Deshpande, Parthiv Patel, Shahbaz, Shah Jahan
Note: All statistics courtesy iplt20.com
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