Royal Challengers Bangalore operations director Mike Hewson has said that Virat Kohli will open for RCB in IPL 2021 and it was discussed before the IPLauction.
He said that keeping this in mind RCB has selected its team and Kohli’s decision has not surprised them at all.
In the T20I match against England, Virat Kohli started the innings with Rohit Sharma and played a key role in the team’s victory. After the match, Virat had said that he would open for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League 2021.
Mike Hewson said, ‘We discussed this before the IPL auction because it was part of our auction planning, according to which we have to think about preparing our lineup. So it is not at all shocking for me.
we are happy that Virat Kohli got a chance to open for India and showed what he is capable of.
Last season Aaron Finch and Devdutt Padikkal had started the innings for the team, but Finch was unable to perform as per his name.
On Virat’s opening with Devdutt Padyakkal, Hasan said, “Yes, I want to see Virat and Devdutt opening for the team.
Left-right combination, different players and we know Virat’s records when he is crossing the powerplay, he is a great player.
RCB’s team performed well in the IPL 2020 played in the United Arab Emirates and the team was making their place in the playoffs.
RCB’s team performed well in the IPL 2020 played in the United Arab Emirates and the team was successful in making their place in the playoffs. However, in the eliminator match, the team suffered a defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad.