Just a day after India vs England collection concluded, Team India and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli has began gearing up for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, which is ready to begin from April 9.
India defeated England within the third ODI by seven runs on Sunday (March 28) to clinch the three-match collection 2-1. With this, the Kohli-led side ended the England series on a high as they emerged out victorious in all three formats.
Kohli, who will now be seen in motion for RCB within the upcoming IPL, has already begun his preparation for the cash-rich league. The RCB skipper on Monday shared a glimpse from his exercise routine.
“No rest days. From here on its all about speed #IPL,” Kohli tweeted.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) March 29, 2021
RCB is ready to play the IPL 2021 opener in opposition to Mumbai Indians on April 9 in Chennai.
Last week, Mike Hesson, the RCB Director of Cricket has mentioned that AB de Villiers will as soon as once more be a wicketkeeping possibility for the franchise on this yr’s IPL.
For a couple of matches final yr, AB de Villiers donned the wicketkeeping gloves and he’s anticipated to do the identical this yr if it fixes the steadiness of the taking part in XI.
“We were delighted with the fact that Ab de Villiers loved wicketkeeping and he embraced it. He wanted to continue doing it, he is a real option, we now have a couple of other wicketkeeping options which is great. Mohammed Azharuddeen is a natural athlete with the gloves and in the field. We also have KS Bharat, he is a natural keeper, gives us different options as well,” mentioned Hesson in a video posted on the official Twitter deal with of RCB.
“We are not going to make the commitment now to you guys as to who will do what. We are really pleased with the options we have got and AB is certainly one of those,” he added.
The last of the 14th version of the event might be performed on May 30 on the Narendra Modi Stadium. Playoffs may also be performed on the identical venue.