IPL 2021: Virat Kohli’s extensive chat was posted by Royal Challengers Bangalore on their social media platforms and therefore the skipper spoke about many topics.
Virat Kohli, captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, has stressed on the importance of him opening the batting this season, because it helps create the proper balance for the team. Kohli delivered the news of his intentions to open in IPL 2021 during the recently concluded T20I series against England reception . within the last T20I, the India captain showed class at the highest of the order, registering an epic score of 80 runs in only 52 balls at the newly constructed Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
In a video posted by RCB’s official Twitter handle, Kohli spoke candidly on his decision to become an opener and what that eventually delivered to the team in terms of balance. He said, “I had spoken to Mike (Hesson) and Simon (Katich) last year that i might wish to open in IPL 2021 and that i would enter that headspace, luckily things happened during a way that I need to open within the last game against England and that i ended up getting an honest score which gave me the arrogance to step into this role so I can probably roll in the hay again.
“That experience was vital heading into this IPL, knowing i’m sorted with my game at the highest of the order then now let’s create that balance within the team. My batting and people things are taken care of,” Kohli added.
RCB play Rohit Sharma-led defending champions Mumbai Indians within the IPL 2021 opener today at the M.A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai