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Twitter Went Berserk After Virat Kohli Gave Up RCB’s Captaincy

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Days after Virat Kohli announced his decision to step down from team India’s captaincy duties for the T20 format of the game, he has launched another shocker for his fans.

On Sunday, Royal Challengers Bangalore took to their official social media handle to announce that skipper Virat Kohli would be stepping down from the team’s captaincy after the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season.

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Virat Kohli, who has been one of the most decorated players of the franchise, in a video shared by RCB, explained his decision of stepping down from his role as captain after the completion of the ongoing VIVO IPL 2021. He also stated that he will play for the Bangalore-based franchise till the time he plays in IPL. He said:

“It has been a great and an inspiring journey, captaining a talented bunch of players in the RCB squad. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the RCB management, coaches, support staff, players, and the entire RCB family, who have been instrumental in the growth of the franchise over the years.”

He added:

“It wasn’t an easy decision but one that has been well thought of and in the best interest of this wonderful franchise. The RCB family remains close to my heart as we continue to strive to achieve excellence. As I have mentioned previously in many occasions, I will only play for RCB until my retirement from the game of cricket”

Here, check out the video:

Meanwhile, as soon as the news came out, fans on social media flooded it with their reactions to the news of Virat Kohli stepping down from RCB captaincy as well. While the fans were left heartbroken with the news, on the other hand, many appreciated Virat’s bold decision to step down from RCB captaincy.

Here, check out the reactions of fans on this:

 

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