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Virat Kohli Joins His RCB Teammates In Chennai For IPL 2021 Opener
By CricShots - Apr 1, 2021 5:41 pm
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The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper, Virat Kohli on Thursday finally arrived in Chennai to join the rest of the squad ahead of their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season opener against defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI). Earlier in the day, former South African skipper, AB de Villiers also joined the team’s bio-bubble in Chennai.

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Virat Kohli 

RCB will be locking horns with MI on April 9 to kick-start their campaign. RCB took to Twitter to share a picture of their skipper Virat Kohli and wrote “If you thought we were done breaking the internet for the day, think again! Captain Virat Kohli has arrived in Chennai.”

After watching Kohli joining the RCB squad, fans flooded Twitter with messages for the captain.

Kohli had a phenomenal outing in the five-match T20I series against England in the recently-concluded tour. The India skipper was the highest run-getter in the five-match series, scoring 231 runs at an impressive strike-rate of over 147.

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The Bangalore-based franchise will be hoping to see the same Virat Kohli in this year’s IPL as they look to lift their maiden IPL trophy. Kohli, who opened the innings for India in the last T20I with Rohit Sharma, had already mentioned that he will be playing as an opener for RCB in the upcoming edition of the IPL.

Virat Kohli has played as many as 192 IPL games in his career so far and he has scored 5,878 runs including five centuries and 39 half-centuries.

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Kohli’s best IPL season with the bat was in 2016 when he amassed 973 runs and smashed four centuries. RCB will be hoping for a similar performance from their captain in the coming season as they look to break the trophy jinx.