Ahead of IPL 2020, RCB captain Virat Kohli has said his team will win the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League. He said this in a commercial
Bengaluru: Every new season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) brings a familiar question to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fans. Will RCB win the cup this time? Every year they say “Ee sala cup namde” (This time the cup is ours).
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As IPL 2020 is set to begin on March 29 in Mumbai with defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) hosting Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the organisers are busy promoting the 13th edition of the Twenty20 league.
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In a new commercial, RCB captain Virat Kohli can be seen hilariously declaring that “Vivo IPL 13 mera hoga re” (IPL 13 will be mine). Will his words come true this year? We will have to wait and watch.
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Since the start of the IPL in 2008, RCB have been waiting to end their title drought. They came close on three occasions, reaching the finals but faltered at the last step.
And so the 👑 joins the banter...😎@imVkohli and @RCBTweets are set to take the #VIVOIPL by storm this year!— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) March 7, 2020
Catch all the action, March 29 onwards, LIVE on @StarSportsIndia & Hotstar.📺 #KhelBolega pic.twitter.com/fweGOvRLAN
Now with a new coach in Simon Katich and Mike Hesson as director of cricket operations, RCB will be hoping to change in fortunes.
RCB’s first match is against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Bengaluru on March 30.
RCB squad for IPL 2020
Virat Kohli (captain), Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Mann, Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Aaron Finch, Chris Morris, Joshua Philippe, Kane Richardson, Pavan Deshpande, Dale Steyn, Shahbaz Ahmed, Isuru Udana.
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