With the 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) being simply a few days away, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt on Wednesday prolonged assist to Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as he shared an image of himself within the RCB jersey.
The celebrated sprinter additionally poked enjoyable at skipper Kohli and South African star AB de Villiers in his tweet. “Challengers, simply letting , I’m nonetheless the quickest cat round. @imVkohli @ABdeVilliers17 @pumacricket @RCBTweets,” the dash king wrote.
An important a part of RCB’s batting unit, de Villiers additionally responded to Bolt’s tweet by saying, “We all know whom to name after we want a couple of additional runs! Eyes @usainbolt @pumacricket”
Thought-about to be the best sprinter of all time, Bolt is understood to be an avid cricket fan. Earlier this yr, he had posted a video on Instagram the place he was enjoying cricket together with his buddies.
In pursuit of maiden IPL title, RCB will face defending champions Mumbai Indians within the curtain-raiser of IPL 2021 on April 9. To spice up their title probabilities, RCB have roped in gamers like Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian, and Kyle Jamieson.
Deviating from its authentic format, there will likely be no residence matches for any franchise within the 2021 season of the IPL. This would be the first time when IPL groups will likely be enjoying their all matches at a impartial venue. All of the eight franchises will play at 4 out of the six venues. Final yr, the whole lot of the event was performed within the UAE as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are one of many three energetic franchises within the IPL which can be but to elevate the title. Final yr, the RCB reached the playoff stage of the event however had been defeated by the Sunrisers Hyderabad within the eliminator.