An era came to an end tonight as RCB skipper Virat Kohli played his last match as the ‘captain’ of the franchise. The cricket fraternity was left heartbroken after Virat failed to end his RCB’s captaincy career on a high note as his team was eliminated from the IPL 2021.
Kolkata Knight Riders continued their brilliant run in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League. They knocked Royal Challengers Bangalore out of the IPL 2021 by defeating them by 4 wickets in the eliminator 1.
KKR’s star performer Sunil Narine gave a terrific all-around performance and broke havoc in the RCB’s camp. He first restricted the opposition and then their batters chased down the total very easily.
As the match began, Virat Kohli decided to bat first in a knockout game. While RCB started the game brilliantly, but once again we witnessed a miserable collapse in the middle courtesy of the terrific bowling by Sunil Narine, who picked 4 crucial wickets of — Virat Kohli, KS Bharat, AB de Villiers, and Glenn Maxwell. The Virat-led side failed to find momentum throughout their innings.
Later, chasing while chasing the target of 139 runs The opening duo of Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill added 41 runs together, and as expected RCB bowlers made it tough for the KKR batters to score run in the middle.
RCB managed to hit back at KKR by picking quick wickets of Gill, Rahul Tripathi, and Venkatesh Iyer. However, just when things looked right in balance, KKR decided to send Sunil Narine, who went absolutely crazy with the bat. Thanks to some stunning shots by Sunil Narine, the game was turned on its head.
With this loss, Virat Kohli’s captaincy stint in the IPL without winning a trophy came to an end. He will be playing as a pure batsman from the next season.
Meanwhile, fans on social media were left disappointed after RCB got eliminated from the IPL 2021. From cricketers, fans to experts, everyone took to Twitter to react to RCB’s failure. While many were left heartbroken and came up with heartfelt tweets for the RCB players and skipper Virat Kohli. There were many who came up with hilarious memes and jokes on RCB’s performance.
Here, check out some of the best memes we found on Twitter:
Indian middle class dad after saying ‘nahi mere paas hai kaafi, tum lelo naye kapde’ pic.twitter.com/sXQ0dmmt0p
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) October 11, 2021
#RCBvsKKR ???? pic.twitter.com/5NbulrRyNs
— Aalok (@Chuckle_Some) October 11, 2021
Rohit waiting for Virat at Dubai airport #KKRvsRCB pic.twitter.com/tIIhIfwDjH
— Dr. Strange 3.0 (@humour_kichad) October 11, 2021
RCB right now #RCBvsKKR pic.twitter.com/2WlNXBAqzK
— ||संजय||♡ (@nightskies29) October 11, 2021
Virat Kohli watching IPL and ICC trophies pic.twitter.com/wgQOebuaKw
— Tiilooo 2.0 (@KasamCinemaaki) October 11, 2021
*Match gets into crunch situation*
Virat Kohli’s captaincy: pic.twitter.com/7tEIJi5ubB
— Mohit (@HaramiiParindey) October 11, 2021
virat kohli to RCB’s captaincy ?#IPL2021 pic.twitter.com/oSn4bZhX3R
— amazon prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) October 11, 2021