IPL 2020: Special day for RCB veterans Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers
First Published 15, Oct 2020, 5:51 PM
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will lock horns with Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Sharjah. It is a big day for Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, who will be playing their 200th match and 150th innings for RCB, respectively. Currently, the team is placed third in the table.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are in one of their most terrific forms ever in the IPL history. With the intent to win matches, they have been able to put forth significant performances in all spheres. Currently, they have won five of seven matches and sit third on the points table.
The team looks extra confident ahead of their match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), as Thursday’s match happens to be a special day for their senior brigade, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.
As for skipper Kohli, he will be playing his 200th match for RCB. He has long been associated with the side ever since the inception of the IPL in 2008. He was adjudged as captain in 2013.
Besides, the overseas player AB de Villiers, who has been with RCB since 2011, will be playing his 150th innings in the tournament.
RCB posted an image with the caption in the words of captain Kohli, “Loyalty above everything. @imVkohli plays his 200th match for RCB tonight. #PlayBold #IPL2020 #WeAreChallengers #Dream11IPL #RCBvKXIP” on their official Twitter handle.
They further cautioned, “It’s number 150 for Mr. 360 tonight. Which has been your favorite AB innings? @ABdeVilliers17 #PlayBold #IPL2020 #WeAreChallengers #Dream11IPL #RCBvKXIP”
Both the legendary players have been together with the franchisee for over nine years and share a close bond. They are a role model for many and the young guns look up to them for guidance.
Fans will be looking forward to yet another stellar performance from these iconic players of RCB. Both of them gave some match-winning performances for the side in their recent matches.