Virat Kohli To Step Down As RCB Captain After IPL 2021: After leaving Team T20 from Team India, Virat Kohli has now announced to leave the leadership of his IPL team Royal Challenger Bangalore. Kohli will not take over the reins of the RCB team after IPL 2021. Virat announced this in a video that Bangalore shared on his Twitter. Under Kohli’s leadership, the RCB team has not been able to win the IPL title even once in the last 8 years. Virat Kohli To Step Down As RCB Captain After IPL 2021.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore reached the IPL 2020 playoffs under Virat, but there the team had to face defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad. In 2016, under the leadership of Kohli, the team reached the final, but even there Hyderabad did not let Bangalore’s dream of winning the title come true. Kohli is currently leading the team in the second stage of the IPL 2021 in the UAE and would like to bid farewell to the captain by making his team champion. Virat said in the joint video that he made this decision after speaking with the team management and the players. The RCB captain said he will continue to play for the Bangalore team in the IPL.
Virat said in the joint video that he made this decision after speaking with the team management and the players. The RCB captain said he will continue to play for the Bangalore team in the IPL. On Kohli’s decision to step down from the leadership, the RCB Chairman said, “Virat Kohli is one of the best cricketers and has been a valuable asset to RCB. His work style and leadership skills are amazing. We support his decision and respect him and thank him for his tremendous contribution. He has made his mark on the franchise and will continue to be an outstanding member of the the team.
Kohli said in the video that this is my last season as captain of the RCB team. He said: I spoke to management about that evening. This has been going on in my mind for some time. I had recently decided to resign from my position as captain of the Indian T20 team to manage my workload, which has been too much for the past several years.
As Kohli said: “I wanted to be ready to fulfill the responsibilities that were given to me. I felt that I wanted to recover, regroup, and be clear in my thoughts on how I wanted to move forward in order to fulfill these responsibilities.
“At the same time there is a big auction next year and RCB will go through a transition period,” he said.
Kohli has also made it clear that he will continue to play for Bangalore. He said: ‘I made it clear to the management that I couldn’t even think of playing for any other team than RCB. I will continue to play in RCB until my last IPL match.