"To all RCB fans…" – Virat Kohli presents a heartwarming message for fans after his exit from IPL 2024

Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) batsman Virat Kohli released a heartwarming message for the fans of the franchise after the team was eliminated from the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. He thanked the fans for their love and appreciation during the entire tournament.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru faced a disappointing 4-wicket defeat in the IPL 2024 Qualifiers against Rajasthan Royals at the Narendra Modi International Stadium in Ahmedabad. The defeat meant the end of the tournament for the team led by Faf du Plessis, especially after a dominant comeback.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru did not start IPL 2024 on a high as they looked down and dusted themselves off. The team led by Faf du Plessis won only 1 game of the first 8 games it played and did not seem like it would qualify for the playoffs, especially after the league competition.

However, after that, their turnaround was notable as they won the next 6 games in a row and made it to the tournament playoffs. They were exceptional with bat and ball in the tournament in their last 6 league matches as they provided great entertainment to the fans.

Virat Kohli was the key architect behind him oozing class with the bat and being in top form in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. He scored runs in almost every game of the tournament and made sure to carry his team. to the playoffs from the bottom of the table.

Not just the batting, Virat Kohli’s intensity on the field was also magnificent. He lifted the entire team with him as the momentum was clearly in his favor. They then won both home and away and even eliminated Chennai Super Kings from the tournament.

After Royal Challengers Bengaluru were eliminated from the tournament, Virat Kohli penned a heartfelt message for fans. He wrote: “Thank you once again to all the RCB fans for making us feel loved and appreciated as always.”

Virat Kohli is currently the holder of the orange cap in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. He scored 741 runs in 15 matches that he played in the tournament and also scored one century and five half-centuries in the league. During the season, he also completed 8000 runs in the league, becoming the first batsman to achieve the feat.

He is a class act. His game is obviously up there with the greats of the game: Michael Vaughan on Virat Kohli

Michael Vaughan spoke about Virat Kohli’s retirement while praising the batsman for the brilliant IPL season. He also highlighted how the batsman improved his game to stay in touch with the modern era of T20 cricket. Speaking on Cricbuzz, he explained:

“A brilliant season. You talk about retiring with Virat Kohli, I see it in a way where he can play for a long time. He is in good shape. Unless he goes out of his mind and obviously now he has a young family. In two or three years’, everything changes, and he just wants to have some quiet time; I completely understand.

“He is a class act. His game is up there with the greats of the game, but the way he has improved to stay afloat in this modern era of T20 cricket is exactly what you need. He has the game, the mentality, the work ethic that I would have had to put into the nets to work on that sweep shot,” he concluded.