Virat Kohli announced on Sunday that he will step down as captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) after IPL 2021. In a video on RCB’s official Twitter account, Kohli said that he will continue to be part of the team as a player and can never imagine playing for another franchise.
After stepping down as T20I captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli announced on Sunday that he will also make way for a new skipper at the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Kohli’s statement comes a day before RCB’s first match in the second leg of IPL 2021 in the UAE against Kolkata Knight Riders.
“This will be my last IPL as RCB captain. I will remain an RCB player until I play my last IPL match. I thank all RCB fans for believing in me and supporting me,” said the RCB skipper in a statement. ” Kohli said.
Virat Kohli will leave the captaincy of the RCB after # IPL2021
“This will be my last IPL as captain of RCB. I will remain an RCB player until I play my last IPL game. I thank all the RCB fans for believing in me and supporting me ”: Virat Kohli#PlayBold #WeAreChallengers pic.twitter.com/QSIdCT8QQM
– Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 19, 2021