Five best Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers' moments

Five best Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers’ moments

Kohli posted a heartfelt note on ABD's all-format retirement.

Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers are considered to be the legends of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise. They have provided fans with innumerable moments both on and off the field. They share a brotherly bond between them and it is often said that they consider each other as a part of their families.

It all started when RCB purchased AB de Villiers in 2011. In the past, they both have never hidden their admiration and respect towards each other. They have always considered the other person to be the “best batter in the world”. Such is their friendship that when ABD retired from all forms of cricket, Virat sent a heartfelt note to him saying “I love you”. Now, we look at the-

Five best moments of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers

1. Virat and AB’s partnership of 229 against Gujarat Lions(2016)

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli
AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: Instagram)

The legendary duo wreaked havoc against Gujarat Lions in the year 2016. It was considered to be one of the greatest partnerships in T20 cricket. They both scored centuries and it was the first instance of two centuries being scored in an innings for the first time in the IPL.

When Virat and AB bat together, it often is a symphony. AB was on song from the ball one and Virat joined the party. Both hit all the Gujarat bowlers all around the park creating a historical partnership of 229 runs between them. RCB scored 248/3 and the Virat-AB partnership contributed 229 off 16 overs between them.

AB and Virat’s 229 run partnership is the highest ever in IPL history for any wicket. They thrashed 20 fours and 15 sixes between them. AB was unbeaten on 129* while Virat contributed 109 and it led them to a 144 run victory against Gujarat Lions which was one of the victories by a huge margin.