‘Forever worthy of respect and adulation’ – Virat Kohli’s sister posts an emotional message after RCB’s Eliminator exit
Bhawna Kohli stated that Virat has always given his best as the captain, and has always held his head high even in tough situations.
Updated - Oct 12, 2021 5:08 pm
Virat Kohli’s tenure as the skipper of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise ended on 11th October 2021. The RCB side bowed out of the 2021 edition of the IPL in the Eliminator Stage, losing to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) side.
And now, Kohli’s sister Bhawna has taken to Instagram and opened up on her brother’s tenure as the captain of RCB. Bhawna stated that Virat has always given his best as the captain, and has always held his head high even in tough situations.
Stating that Virat Kohli’s name will be synonymous with RCB captaincy, Bhawna also commented that her brother will always be worthy of adulation and respect.
“You gave your best as a captain. You have always held your shoulders high no matter how tough the situation was. You are and will always be a remarkable captain, a name synonym with RCB captaincy. Forever worthy of respect and adulation. Proud of you brother,” commented Bhawna Kohli on Instagram.
You can see the post from Bhawna Kohli below
Virat Kohli’s tenure as RCB captain ends without an IPL trophy
Virat Kohli took over as the full-time captain of the RCB franchise in the year 2013. And, in his nine-year reign as the skipper, Kohli was unable to lead the RCB side to an IPL trophy.
RCB reached the playoffs stages on 4 occasions under Kohli’s leadership, and also finished as the runners-up in the 2016 edition of the tournament.
Virat Kohli experienced his best run with the bat as the RCB captain in the year 2016. In the 2016 IPL season, the right-handed batting legend amassed a colossal 973 runs at a stupendous average of 81.08. Kohli also scored a stunning 4 centuries in the 2016 season as well.
Also, in the 16 innings that he batted in IPL 2016, the master batsman amassed 11 fifty-plus scores. In the 2021 edition of the IPL, Kohli scored 405 runs at an average of 28.93 and a strike rate of close to 120. Kohli has played 207 matches in IPL cricket and has amassed 6283 runs at an average of 37.40, and a strike rate of 129.95.