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Virat Kohli to step down as RCB captain at the end of IPL 2021

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Virat Kohliwill step down as the captain of RCB at the end of IPL 2021 season. The news was made public on Sunday evening. The CSK vs MI game was underway in Dubai, and three days later, Kohli announced that he would step down as the captain of India’s T20I team. The end of the World Cup in October-November.

Virat, who would turn 33 during the World Cup, became the de facto captain of the Royal Challengers in 2013; He has been a part of the franchise as a player since the prestigious IPL in 2008.

Kohli’s best season was in 2016 :-

His 132 matches as captain in the IPL is only behind MS Dhoni’s record of 196. and while he has never won a tournament. As a batsman was in 2016 when he not only scored the most runs Receive.

The team reached the final, where they lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad. It was a final for Royal Challengers under Kohli’s guidance. But he also made it to the playoffs in 2015 and 2020.

In a media statement Virat said, That it was not an “easy decision”. but it was taken in the benefit of the team. He also reiterated that he would remain with the team “till his retirement from the game of cricket”.

Kohli to step down as RCB captain at the end of IPL 2021

The progress comes on the eve of Royal Challengers’ first match in the second leg of IPL 2021, against Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on Monday. They are currently third on the points table after a strong start with five wins from seven matches.

ESPNcricinfo has learned that Virat had informed those close to him that he wanted to free himself from the pressure of planning and strategy that is mandatory for a T20 captain. This caused him to withdraw from both positions with India and Royal Challengers.

Announcement for Royal Challengers team :-

On Sunday, Kohli announced his decision for the Royal Challengers team ahead of their training session. Virat Kohli said in a video message.I have spoken to the team this evening. Before The start of the second leg of the tournament to inform everyone. The IPL as the captain of RCB. “

Franchise on Social Media “I spoke to the leadership this evening, something that was on my mind for a while, as I recently announced my step down from the [India] T20 captaincy as well as the decision to lead my assignment. For, which has been very high over the years.

“I want to stick to the responsibilities that I am fulfilling and I think I need to be very simple about re-militarizing this space and moving forward. And RCB is going through a transitional phase with the big auction to be held next year.”

From Kohli’s statement, it looks like the Royal Challengers will mark him before the 2022 auction.

“I have simplified the management that I can’t think of being in any team other than RCB and that is my commitment from day one,” Kohli said. “I will be a RCB player till I play my last match in IPL. But it has been a great journey of nine years of joy, despair, joy and sadness, and I just want to thank you all for supporting me and To the bottom of my heart for believing in me diligently and unconditionally.

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“And I will be banned to play for this franchise as I said till the last days of playing IPL… to you guys, Abhinandan, for what you have done for me and how you have made me feel. In the last so many years which is going to be with me for the rest of my life.

“So thank you very much, this is just a short pause, it is not the end of the journey. The journey will continue and it will continue as it has been for so many years. Thank you.”

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On his captaincy and combat skills :-

So far, under Kohli’s leadership, Royal Challengers have won 62 of their 132 matches while losing 66. While his captaincy and combat skills have always been questioned, Kohli has never let his batting charge: no one in IPL history has hit more than five centuries.

He has topped or is at the top of his tally of 33 half-centuries as captain. He guides the overall number of run-scorers, with 6076 runs – from 191 innings, at an average of 37.97 and a strike rate of 130.41 – and of captains, with 4674 runs at an average of 43.27 and a strike rate of 134.11.

One of the highest paid players in the IPL, Virat Kohli began his journey with the Royal Challengers after leading India to the Under-19 World Cup title in 2008, and Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid before taking over.

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