New Delhi: Virat Kohli had recently announced to quit the captaincy of the Indian T20 team. He had then announced his withdrawal from the captaincy of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). However, Kohli said he will continue to play for RCB till his last breath in IPL. The IPL is scheduled to have a mega auction before next year's season. It remains to be seen whether he will be part of the RCB or join a new team.
Kohli has now said that he had discussed with his team-mate and good friend AB de Villiers about quitting the captaincy of RCB. Kohli said he wanted a peaceful atmosphere and that is why he decided to part ways with RCB's captaincy. I spoke to AB in 2019 about this decision, Virat Kohli said. in IPL I've always wanted to live in a peaceful atmosphere. We talked about it and then I decided that we would give it another year. Then there was a change in management and things were very good in 2020. I felt very relaxed at that time, Kohli said.
Mentions that under Kohli's captaincy, RCB reached the playoffs in IPL 2020. However, the team could not go beyond that. RCB has also played brilliantly in IPL 2021. RCB entered the playoffs this year too, finishing third in the group stage. Thus, for the second year in a row, RCB has reached the playoffs. The team is hoping that this time their drought of winning the IPL title will end. RCB team has reached the final thrice but has not won the title.