On Wednesday, RCB or Royal Challengers Bangalore created a stir on social media after they removed their profile picture and posts from various social media accounts. Their activity raised a number of eyebrows as the franchise also changed their name on social media platforms from ‘Royal Challengers Bangalore’ to just ‘Royal Challengers’.
From fans to now even the teammates of Royal Challengers Bangalore, Twitterati just can’t stop gushing about the recent activity of RCB. Indian cricketer and RCB player Yuzvendra Chahal also took to his Twitter to enquire about the reason behind the removal of display picture of the social media handles. Tweeting to RCB, Yuzvendra Chahal wrote:
“Arey @rcbtweets, what googly is this? Where did your profile pic and Instagram posts go?”
Here, check out the Tweet:
Arey @rcbtweets, what googly is this? ? Where did your profile pic and Instagram posts go? ?
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) February 12, 2020
Soon, South African batsman and RCB player AB de Villiers also took to his Twitter and expressed his confusion about the recent activity of RCB, He also asked the team to explain the reason behind the same. Asking the reason behind the changes in the social media accounts of his team, AB de Villiers wrote:
“Folks at @rcbtweets, what’s happened to our social media accounts? ?? I hope it’s just a strategy break. ????”
Here, check out the tweet of AB de Villiers:
Folks at @rcbtweets, what’s happened to our social media accounts? ? Hope it’s just a strategy break. ??
— AB de Villiers (@ABdeVilliers17) February 12, 2020
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the franchise announced a three-year partnership with Muthoot Blue or Muthoot Fincorp Ltd, which is a part of the Muthoot Pappachan Group, which is a conglomerate in the financial services industry.
The partnership includes the heavy promotion of the company’s logo in “jersey-front” logo placement, and on the logo of the franchise. This might be the reason behind RCB removing the display picture,