Watch: Virat Kohli mentions ‘media’ in important statement on RCB’s return after two-month break

Virat Kohli

Superstar of the Indian national cricket team and the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Virat Kohli spoke about his emotions on returning to cricket after a 2-month break in a video shared by the Bengaluru-based franchise on Monday, March 18.

Kohli has been out of action since he withdrew from the five-match Test series against the England national cricket team to stay with his family around the time of the birth of his son Akaay.

Virat Kohli’s last appearance in an international match came during the T20I series against the Afghanistan national cricket team, which was held in January. He attempted to play aggressive cricket in the series and scored 29 runs off 16 balls, with 5 fours, in his first outing before getting a duck in the next match.

Kohli will be back in action on March 22 when Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Chepauk in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024.

Ahead of the start of the T20 league, the batting superstar joined the training session on Monday, March 18. In the video shared online, she was soon doing fielding and batting drills with her RCB teammates.

It is always exciting to return to Bengaluru for the start of the IPL season – Virat Kohli

In the video shared by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on their official name media radar and in fact it was normal.

It’s really good to be back, first playing cricket and just starting the IPL,” Kohli said in the video.

“It is always exciting to return to Bengaluru for the start of the IPL season. So, similar emotions, similar feelings and I haven’t been off the media radar. I’ve been back to normal, you can say, for two months. So, yes, I am very happy and excited to be back and I hope all the fans are also excited and happy,” Kohli said.

Virat Kohli also made his presence felt during the Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024 final where Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) clinched their first title as the Smriti Mandhana-led team defeated Meg Lanning-led Delhi Capitals in a low scoring match. suspense.

After the match, Kohli joined the celebrations and made a video call to Smriti Mandhana to congratulate the team for ending the franchise’s trophy drought.

Recently, reports emerged claiming that Virat Kohli could be dropped from India’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 as the selection committee felt that his batting style would not be suitable on the pitches for the World Cup bid. of ICC Men’s Cricket. 2024 Cup in the West Indies and the United States.

Virat Kohli is the leading run-getter in the history of T20I cricket. In 117 T20Is, he has scored 4037 runs at an astonishing average of 51.75 and a decent strike rate of 138.15. The top-order batsman has smashed 1137 fifties in the format with the best score of 122*. He was brilliant in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 as he finished as the highest run-getter in the competition, scoring 296 runs at an astonishing average of 98.66 and a strike rate of 136.4 with 4 fifties. scores.