Royal Challengers Captain Virat Kohli will not play the First Few Matches of Indian Premier League season . The India captain had sustained the injury during the recent Test series against Australia that saw him miss the final Test in Dharamsala. Kohli played a pivotal role in Royal Challengers reaching the final last year, but his absence would offer an opportunity for youngsters like Mandeep Singh and Sarfaraz Khan to take on more responsibility.
It had looked like Kohli would miss the initial weeks of IPL 10, starting on April 5, Virat kohli’s fitness to be assessed. India captain Virat Kohli’s availability for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017will be known only in the second week of this month as he undergoes rehabilitation for an injured shoulder.
Head coach Daniel Vettori on Thursday confirmed that in Kohli’s absence, AB de Villiers was likely to take over the regains of captaincy. But on Friday, reports emerged that the South African was also not fully fit as of now and also missed the domestic one-day final because of a back injury.
It’s a huge disappointment in the Fans of RCB and IPL but injuries in sports is also its part.RCB Team management has run the show and still there is lot of youngster talent exceptional batsmen who haven’t got many playing chances but its huge asset someone else can fill in those gaps.” Kohli has been been a part of RCB since the IPL’s first edition in 2008, and lead the team to the final in 2009 and 2011.Virat Kohli’s absence wasn’t enough to hurt Royal Challengers Bangalore’s campaign. Yesterday the day started with Indian opener KL Rahul pulling out of the IPL to get surgery on his injured shoulder, and it just kept getting worse.