RCB vs KKR: In the second phase of IPL 2021, three-time finalist RCB will face two-time champion KKR today. Before the match, captain Virat Kohli has surprised everyone by announcing that he will quit the captaincy of RCB after the second phase of IPL 2021. Kohli had announced this yesterday. Known for his aggressive captaincy, Kohli has not been able to win a single IPL title for RCB. It will be his endeavor that in this last season of his captaincy, he can end RCB’s IPL title drought. Apart from this, there are many other records which will be on Kohli’s target in today’s match.
Kohli will play his 200th match of IPL today. Kohli will be the fifth player in the history of IPL to do so. Before Kohli, CSK captain MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, KKR’s Dinesh Karthik and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma have achieved this position.
Kohli will be eyeing his 10,000 runs in T20
Apart from this, Kohli will also be eyeing to complete his 10000 runs in T20. If Kohli scores 71 runs in this match, then he will become the fifth batsman in the world to score 10000 runs in the history of T20. Before Kohli, ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle of West Indies, Kieron Pollard, Shoaib Malik of Pakistan and David Warner of Australia have done this wonder.
Prior to this, during the first phase of IPL 2021 played in India, Kohli has made a special record in his name. In the match against Rajasthan Royals, Kohli completed his 6000 runs in the IPL. Kohli became the first player to achieve this feat in the history of IPL.
Kohli announces to step down as RCB captain
Captain Virat Kohli has decided to leave the captaincy of Bangalore after the second half of IPL 2021. RCB gave this information through a post from its official Twitter account.
Earlier, Kohli had recently announced to leave the captaincy of Team India in T20 Internationals after the 2021 T20 World Cup. After this decision of Kohli, there were speculations that he might soon leave the captaincy of RCB.
Virat Kohli’s record in IPL
- 199 match, in the overall list fifth Kohli is present on the notch.
- Total Runs 6076, in the overall list Earlier The place is occupied.
- 5 centuries, in the overall list Others numbers are present.
- 40 fiftiesin all time list third occupy the place.
- 524 foursin all time list third occupy the place.
- 205 Sixer, in the overall list fifth are on the pedestal.