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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) To Sport Blue Jersey To Pay Respect To Covid-19 Frontline Workers

Last Update on: September 14th, 2021 at 01:01 pm

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be sporting the blue jersey in their IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on September 20, Monday. It is a symbol of support to the frontline workers who are fighting against the covid-19 pandemic.

RCB is known for such gestures and has previously indulged in spreading awareness about the environment by wearing green jerseys. This time around, the franchise has embarked on a new cause and Virat Kohli’s men will be donning the blue jersey to pay tribute to the frontline workers.

(Image: Twitter/RCB)

IPL 2021: RCB Will Sport Blue Jersey On September 20 In Support Of Frontline Workers

RCB to wear Blue Jersey v KKR on 20th We at RCB are honoured to sport the Blue kit, that resembles the colour of the PPE kits of the frontline warriors, to pay tribute to their invaluable service while leading the fight against the Covid pandemic,” the tweet on RCB’s official page.

Just a few months ago, the franchise had revealed that it would be making a contribution to the healthcare industry by providing funds for Oxygen support tanks in Bangalore and few other cities. RCB was also in contact with the Give India Foundation which aims to provide Oxygen concentrators to different sections of the country.

The 14th season of the IPL resumes on September 19 with defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) going head-to-head against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The remaining 31 matches are set to be played across three venues in the UAE viz. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah.

MI vs CSK is the first match of the second leg of IPL 2021. (Image Credit: Twitter)

RCB skipper Virat Kohli expressed excitement ahead of the tournament. He hopes the team can continue where they left off in the previous season. The franchise from Bangalore acquired five wins out of seven games and sits in third place.

It’s going to be an exciting phase and a very important one for us at RCB and then for the Indian team at the T20 World Cup. I am very excited to see them with the whole group at practice & very excited to resume a very good season that we started last time around,” the 32-year-old said.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. Credits: Twitter

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fixtures for IPL 2021

RCB vs Kolkata Knight Riders – September 20, 2021, 7:30 PM Abu Dhabi

RCB vs Chennai Super Kings – September 24, 2021, 7:30 PM Sharjah

RCB vs Mumbai Indians – September 26, 2021, 7:30 PM Dubai

RCB vs Rajasthan Royals – September 29, 2021, 7:30 PM Dubai

RCB vs Punjab Kings – October 3, 2021, 3:30 PM Sharjah

RCB vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – October 6, 2021, 7:30 PM Abu Dhabi

RCB vs Delhi Capitals – October 8, 2021, 7:30 PM Dubai

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