The captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise Virat Kohli has revealed that the team will be donning the blue jerseys in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Abu Dhabi on September 20. Team RCB will wear blue jerseys to show their solidarity and support towards the frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic era.
Talking about the jersey RCB skipper Virat Kohli pinpointed that a blue colour jersey will be auctioned after the KKR vs RCB clash to quicken the vaccination drives in India.
“This a different kind of a blue colour I’ll be sporting. It gives a message and it will be a milestone for RCB. It will be auctioned after the match to accelerate vaccination drives in India,” Virat Kohli said.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore captain further added:
“It is an important factor (players joining the squad at different times) but that isn’t going to take away from what we set out to achieve and what we already set in motion in the last time.”
Blue jerseys resembling the colour of the PPE kits of frontline warriors, worn by our players on the 20th Sept v KKR, will be auctioned on @FankindOfficial. Proceeds from the auction will be used for free vaccination among lesser privileged communities in India.#1Team1Fight pic.twitter.com/QDK5q3kVGT
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 18, 2021
“We had a great start to IPL 2021 to the campaign and that is a driving factor”: Virat Kohli
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise had an amazing outing in the first half of IPL 2021. The Virat Kohli and co. were placed at number 3 spot only behind Delhi Capitals (DC) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and with 5 victories in 7 games.
Talking about the team’s performance in the India leg of IPL 2021 captain Virat Kohli stated:
“We had a great start to IPL 2021 to the campaign and that is a driving factor that we can play a certain brand of cricket that we have already shown in the first leg with really strong and consistent performances, every player chipping in somewhere or the other, etc.”