Sunil Chhetri reveals which IPL franchise he wants to play for in the IPL
Chhetri, the Indian football team captain, was recently answering a few questions on Twitter when a fan asked him a question related to cricket.
Updated - Mar 20, 2020 6:57 pm
The spread of coronavirus has impacted world sports in a massive way. Throughout the globe, sports events have been either cancelled or postponed till the time the threat isn’t dealt with. The Indian Premier League 2020 has been postponed until April 15 with the Government not allowing foreign players to get visas.
The outbreak of COVID-19 had also impacted the Indian Super League 2019-20. The last few matches of the league were held behind the closed door. Even the final won by Atletico de Kolkata was held without no attendance in the stadium.
Sunil Chhetri, the Indian football team captain, was recently answering a few questions on Twitter when a fan asked him a question related to cricket. Chhetri has a massive fan base in India and the most celebrated player of the sport.
During the question-answer session on Twitter, a fan asked the Indian captain which IPL would he like to play for. The question was by the fan was, “If you get a chance to play cricket in which IPL franchise would you like to play??? #AskChetri @chetrisunil11″
— ANAR (@anarlm_nichani) March 20, 2020
Sunil Chhetri reminded the fan that he is a Bangalore boy so he would definitely join Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore. The 35-year-old stays in Bangalore and also captains FC Bengaluru in the ISL. His reply to the question was, “I’m a Bangalore boy. That should answer your question.”
I'm a Bangalore boy 😉 That should answer your question. https://t.co/XF0OZxcfwR
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) March 20, 2020
Sunil Chhetri has been a part of the national side since 2011
Sunil Chhetri is a true inspiration for any young footballer. Being from a lower-ranked country, Chhetri has shown his world-class abilities to the world. The Indian forward has been playing for the national side since 2005. He has scored 72 goals from 115 international appearances. Among the active players, he has the second most number of goals, behind Portugal’s star Cristiano Ronaldo.
Royal Challengers Bangalore and India cricket team captain, Virat Kohli shares a good relation with Sunil Chhetri. The duo has often praised each other for their achievements. During the last season of IPL, Chhetri was invited to attend a training session with the RCB players. Skipper Kohli, at the time, had introduced his teammates to the Indian football team captain.