After defeating England 2-1 within the ODI collection in a panoramic closing on Sunday, India and Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli is gearing up for the upcoming version of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Kohli, who already has begun his preparation for the event, shared a glimpse from his exercise session. He took to Twitter on Monday and posted a video of himself captioned as: “No relaxation days. From right here on it’s all about pace #IPL”.
RCB will start their IPL 2021 marketing campaign towards defending champions Mumbai Indians within the season opener on April 9. Mumbai Indians additionally posted a video of their skipper Rohit Sharma arriving in Mumbai on their official Twitter deal with.
Kohli had confirmed after the fifth and closing T20I of the collection towards England that he can be opening the innings for RCB this 12 months. Kohli, who normally bats at No.three within the shortest format and the fifty-over format, opened with Rohit Sharma within the fifth T20I to accommodate Suryakumar Yadav at No.three place.
RCB’S Director of Cricket Operations Mike Hesson had additionally stated that the choice on Kohli opening the innings was taken earlier than the IPL public sale in February.
“Definitely, we talked about it earlier than the public sale as a result of that got here in our public sale planning when it comes to how we wished to construction our lineup, so definitely no shock there,” Hesson stated.