December3 , 2021

Royal Challengers Bangalore Likely To Retain Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell Ahead Of IPL Auction: Sources To NDTV | Cricket News



Virat Kohli is ready to proceed with Royal Challengers Bangalore within the IPL.© IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are all set to retain former captain Virat Kohli and Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, forward of the mega public sale subsequent yr, sources within the know of the developments knowledgeable NDTV. All the eight present groups have time until November 30 to announce the checklist of gamers they’d retain. These groups can be allowed to retain a most of 4 gamers. Two of the retained names could be of abroad gamers.

According to a report on ESPNCricinfo, the groups are prone to get a handbag of Rs 90 crore within the upcoming IPL public sale.

The report additional said that the 2 new franchises – Lucknow and Ahmedabad, can choose three gamers earlier than the public sale after the retentions are over. The mixture for these two groups can be two Indians and one abroad participant.


Virat Kohli had determined to step down from the captaincy of the franchise after the top of IPL 2021. RCB will even be with out talismanic South African batter AB de Villiers from the following season, as he introduced his retirement from all cricket a couple of days again.

Kohli has been the very best run getter within the historical past of the franchise and IPL and he’s anticipated to play a giant function sooner or later as nicely, however not as captain. Glenn Maxwell was the star performer for RCB in IPL 2021, as he completed fifth on the run-scoring charts for the season, with 513 runs. His capability to bowl efficient off-spin and electrical fielding talents imply RCB worth him and won’t wish to run the danger of selecting him up once more within the public sale.

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