Indian Premier League UAE Leg: Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has said that the talents of Vanindu Hasaranga and Dushmanta Chamira will come in handy for the team in the UAE environment. He also said that Hasranga and Chamira are players who know these conditions and their arrival has strengthened the team.
“We have made changes. We have got some replacements. Kane Richardson and Adam Zampa were with us in the first half and are an integral part of the team. They have a complete understanding,” Kohli said at the virtual unveiling of the team’s blue jersey. Decided not to be a part of the second half due to deserving reasons. We have got two players instead of people who know these conditions. Hasaranga and Chamira are two players who have played so much cricket in Sri Lanka and they understand that this way How to play on the pitches of?
He further added, “His skills will definitely be a huge help to us. Playing in Dubai, understanding how hot and humid conditions can be and what the pitches will be like. It feels like people coming into the culture, the setup. I and the team’s plans are blending very well. We feel strong. It has given us some small dimensions that can be added to the team.”
RCB are currently third on the points table with 10 points, having won five out of their seven matches and lost two. Kohli said that the team will start the second phase with the passion and commitment shown in April and May.
Kohli said, “Having played this game for so long at this level, you understand that even if you win seven matches in a row, you have to start with the same kind of passion and commitment. You have to go there and get results.” To change, you have to find the motivation and that passion within you. So you cannot afford to take anything lightly.”