Virat Kohli joins RCB Camp:- Former Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli will take to the field as a batsman in IPL 2022. Kohli is not the captain in any format at this time. Virat captained RCB for 9 years.
RCB welcomes Virat like this
Former Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli on Monday joined his franchise for the 15th edition of IPL 2022. RCB gave the news of Virat joining the team through social media. Royal Challengers Bangalore shared four different photos of Virat on their official Twitter handle. RCB wrote the caption, ‘King Kohli has arrived! That’s all, this is the news. The upcoming season of IPL will be held in Mumbai from March 26. In the first match, the teams of last-time winners Chennai Super Kings and runners-up Kolkata Knight Riders (CSK v KKR) will face each other.
After the edition, Virat left the captaincy of RCB
Virat Kohli captained RCB for 9 years. After the 14th edition of IPL, Virat left the captaincy of RCB. He had announced in the middle of the tournament that he would resign from the post of captaincy after this season. Kohli will now play under the captaincy of former South African captain Faf du Plessis. Du Plessis, who played for Chennai Super Kings last year, has been added by RCB in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction for Rs 7 crore.
Kohli has scored 5 centuries in IPL
After leaving the captaincy, Kohli can play without any pressure. It has been more than two years since Kohli scored a century in international cricket. In such a situation, his effort will be to regain form in the IPL. Kohli scored his last international century in the year November 2019. Kohli has scored five centuries in IPL so far. In 207 IPL matches, Virat has 6283 runs in his name, in which 113 is his best score.
RCB full squad for IPL 2022
RCB retained Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Mohammad Siraj ahead of the mega auction. Kohli was retained in the team for 15 crores while Maxwell was 11 crores while Siraj was retained in the team for 7 crores. Royal Challengers Bangalore in the auction Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudesai, Chama Milind, Anishwar Gautam, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Siddharth Kaul, Lavnit Sisodia, Faf du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahmed, Anuj Rawat, and Akashdeep were bought.
Royal Challengers Bangalore shared four different photos of Virat on their official Twitter handle. RCB wrote the caption, ‘King Kohli has arrived! That’s all, this is news. The upcoming season of IPL will be held in Mumbai from March 26.