May 12, 2021

Indian Premier League

Indian Premier League

‘Let’s race tomorrow to find out’

Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers were involved in an interesting conversation on Twitter on Monday.

Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The onus will be on Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers once again as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) look to end their long wait for their first-ever IPL title. The fourteenth edition of the tournament is scheduled to get underway on April 9 with a mouth-watering clash between RCB and defending champions Mumbai Indians.

Kohli and De Villiers have been playing together for RCB since 2011 but are yet to deliver the title for the franchise. The duo has performed consistently for the team but has just not managed to cross the final hurdle. RCB have made it to the final twice since 2011 but ended up on the wrong side of the result on both occasions.

In the last edition of the IPL, RCB did well but eventually failed to lay their hands on the trophy. The Kohli-led side made it to the playoffs for the first time since 2016 before losing to Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator. RCB will be looking to build on their success from last season as they eye their first IPL title.

AB de Villiers challenges Virat Kohli

Before joining the RCB camp for IPL 2021, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers were involved in an interesting conversation on Twitter. The conversation ended with de Villiers throwing a challenge at Kohli. It all began when Kohli took to the social media platform to post a video of his training.

The RCB skipper stated that he cannot afford any rest days, writing, “No rest days. From here on its all about speed #IPL”

De Villiers was quick to reply to Kohli’s tweet. The former South Africa skipper said that he loved Kohli’s form. The batting superstar also posted a photo of himself with the luggage as he was all set to join the RCB team.

“Loving the form @imVkohli.. I’m all packed to join the team,” wrote de Villiers. Kohli then posted a cheeky reply on de Villiers’s comment, writing: “Hope you’re still fast between the wickets.”

This is when De Villiers threw the challenge at Kohli. The veteran batsman asked his RCB skipper to race with him to find out whether he is still fast or not as he wrote: “Let’s race tomorrow to find out”