RCB will resume their IPL 2021 campaign later today against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Kohli, one of the most decorated players of the franchise, will continue to be part of the RCB squad. "It has been a great and inspiring journey, captaining a talented bunch of players in the RCB squad."
Before the IPL season got suspended earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IPL was proving to be unlike any other as three teams were storming ahead in the race to reach the playoffs --Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The Indian Premier League is set to resume on Sunday, this time in the UAE. The Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians (MI), record five-time winners of the tournament and champions in the last two editions, will take on MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on the opening day of the UAE leg at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
New Zealand Cricket Players' Association (NZCPA) chief executive Heath Mills has said that there is no doubt that there was a serious and credible threat on the BlackCaps on its now-abandoned tour of Pakistan.
Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has said that he got many fans in India and the rest of the world by playing for the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians.
While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has opened the doors for fans in the second half of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE, there are certain guidelines which need to be followed while witnessing the games in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah with an eye on COVID-19.
It was on this day, 14 years ago, when former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh scripted history in the shortest format as he smashed six sixes in an over against England in the first-ever T20I World Cup in 2007.
With Ravi Shastri's tenure as India coach ending with the upcoming T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman, talks have started in the BCCI corridor on the road ahead. It has now been reported that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is looking to bring back Anil Kumble as Shastri's replacement.
Yuzvendra Chahal missed out while former India skipper MS Dhoni will be the mentor of the team. While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has the hosting rights, the tournament has been moved out of the country with an eye on the COVID-19 pandemic.