Royal Challengers Bangalore’s (RCB) South African batsman AB de Villiers stated on Saturday that ‘it is getting boring to speak about it (the IPL title)’ and ‘there are issues which can be extra particular than successful the trophy’.
Talking on RCB’s ‘Daring Diaries’, the 37-year-old SA cricketer, who retired from all types of cricket in 2018, stated, “You’ll be able to’t lie, you need to win the trophy. I’d like to win the trophy. I do not know the way I’d react if we do win the trophy someday. (However) it is getting boring to speak about it.
RCB have by no means gained an IPL title.
“On the finish of the day, there are issues which can be extra particular than successful the trophy. And people are bonding with the workforce, being a part of the IPL; I imply, it is the best event on the planet,” stated De Villiers, who has been with RCB since 2011 after his stint with the Delhi Daredevils for a few seasons.
Requested if he felt the RCB had been at a drawback provided that the video games weren’t taking place on the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, the batting stalwart stated, “It is the identical for each workforce. Nobody has residence video games, which actually places emphasis on adapting to totally different conditions and circumstances.
“Each sport you’re confronted with shall be totally different within the circumstances. The wickets will become older; you may play totally different groups on the identical floor, which is able to pressure you to make use of totally different methods and techniques. The actual fact of the matter is, it is the identical for everybody.”
De Villiers, who scored 48 within the successful trigger towards Mumbai Indians within the IPL opener, added, “I believe the fellows which have actually made their very own residence grounds a fortress can have a little bit of a drawback.”
To a query that his followers have given a petition that his statue be erected on the Chinnaswamy for his decade-long affiliation with RCB, De Villiers stated, “No, it is Okay. I am going to simply go and go to (the followers) now and again.”