Playing under Virat Kohli, with regular captain Faf du Plessis nursing an injury, RCB won their last two games against Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals
Royal Challengers Bangalore has been enjoying a good run under stand-in captain Virat Kohli in the IPL 2023. Playing under the India great, with regular captain Faf du Plessis nursing an injury, RCB won their last two games against Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Kohli again led RCB against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. He was asked about his stand-in captaincy at the toss. While talking about his experience, Kohli also revealed that du Plessis might be back as RCB captain in their next game.
Chosen to bowl first. Easy decision. Evening game at Chinnaswamy, we’ve pursued well here. It was surprising yet nothing I’m not used to (substitute captaincy). It’s been fun so far on account of the manner in which the group has been playing. Faf will play the effect job in the future. Ideally he’ll be back driving from the following game. Seems to be an extraordinary pitch, the typical Chinnaswamy pitch that we expect,” Virat Kohli said at the throw.
Discussing the game, Illustrious Challengers Bangalore substitute captain Virat Kohli won the throw and picked to field against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Head Association match at the M Chinnaswamy Arena in Bengaluru on Wednesday. IPL has moved towards the second phase of the competition and RCB and KKR will play their second match against one another.
RCB is set at the fifth situation in the IPL focuses table, having four successes and three misfortunes, while KKR is put at the eighth situation with two successes and five misfortunes.
RCB won the last two matches under the captaincy of their old captain Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis played as an effect player in the two games. RCB crushed Punjab Lords by 24 runs and Rajasthan Royals by 7 runs separately.
KKR will be searching for their third competition win as they have lost the last four matches. KKR had played their past match against Chennai Super Rulers, losing it with an enormous room for error of 49 runs.
KKR has rolled out one improvement, Vaibhav Arora has supplanted Kulwant Khejroliya. RCB has not rolled out any improvement to their side from the past match.