During the RCBvsPBKS match in IPL 2023 today, a different scene was seen when Virat Kohli came forward for the captaincy at the PCA IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. The atmosphere got electrified at the sight of Kohli. The fans were also pleasantly happy to see their favorite captain at the time of the toss after a gap of 556 days.
Virat Kohli captained Royal Challengers Bangalore for the last time on 11 October 2021. And today on 20 April 2023 in the RCBvsPBKS match, he is again taking charge of RCB. Captain Kohli is back after a gap of 556 days, even if only for one match. A season has passed in between. Faf du Plessis took the responsibility of captaincy of RCB. Under the leadership of Faf, this team also traveled till the 2022 playoffs. But on April 20, Faf had to step back from captaincy due to injury. After that, Virat Kohli again took the responsibility of captaincy.
Virat is constantly giving his inputs in the team. From talking to the bowlers in the last over to giving suggestions to Faf about close-in fielding, Virat often supports his team captain. And now when the need arises, then Virat has also taken up this responsibility for the team.
The fans were very happy to see Virat coming out with the team sheet at the time of the toss of the RCBvsPBKS match. Whether you are an RCB fan or not, Virat fan or not, there is no doubt that watching this scene will make you nostalgic. This is the same captain who took team India to the finals of the World Test Championship. Virat is famous for his action-packed style, and fans will hope that he will get back his same form once again.
Meanwhile, regular team captain Faf du Plessis is still playing in the RCBvsPBKS match. Kohli said Faf du Plessis would be one of RCB’s Impact players for the game. Kohli revealed that du Plessis sustained an injury during the previous outing. He has a bruised rib, resulting in him not being able to take the field. Seamer Vyshak Vijaykumar replaced Faf at the innings break.