Virat Kohli has now decided to step down from the role of captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team. That is once the VIVO IPL 2021 season concludes. Without a doubt, King Kohli is one of the franchise’s most accomplished players in the team. He will remain with the RCB club in the years to come. Virat Kohli also stated earlier this week that he will stand down as India’s T20I captain after the T20 World Cup. Cited workload as one of the reasons for standing down at the time, and he has now chosen not to manage RCB again in the next season, with the big auction due to take place later this year.
What RCB Chairman Prathmesh Mishra Said After The News About Virat Kohli Was Confirmed?
“Virat Kohli is undoubtedly one of the best cricketers in the world. Has been a genuine asset to RCB. His work ethic and leadership abilities are currently second to none. We accept and support Virat Kohli’s decision. Appreciate everything he has already done for the RCB leadership group. Made an indelible impact on the franchise and will remain a key component of the squad.”
Virat Kohli announced that he will play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore till he retires from cricket and thanked the whole franchise for the opportunity to lead.
He said, “Captaining a strong group of players in the RCB team has been a terrific and inspirational journey. Would want to take this occasion to express my gratitude to the team’s management, coaches, support staff, players and the whole RCB family for their contributions to the franchise’s success throughout the years. It was not an easy choice, but was well-considered and made in the best interests of this fantastic franchise. As we continue to strive for greatness, the RCB family stays near to my heart. As I have stated several times, I will only play for RCB till I retire from the game of cricket.”