Skipper Virat Kohli is back with his Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. Kohli and his teammates are training hard on the field as he shared his pictures on his official Twitter account. Kohli wrote, “Great to be back at the Chinnaswamy for another season with @RCBTweets. Can’t wait to be on the field!”
The dates for 2019 edition of Indian Premier League has been announced by the organisers. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings will play Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opener on March 23 in Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium.
However, the dates announced are only for first seventeen matches, where each team will play a minimum of 4 matches each while Delhi and Bangalore will play five matches. Every team will play two away and two home matches with Delhi playing three home matches and Bangalore playing three away games.
RCB squad for 2019: Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Moeen Ali, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mohammed Siraj, Marcus Stoinis, Tim Southee, Colin de Grandhomme, Yuzvendra Chahal, Akshdeep Nath, Parthiv Patel, Milind Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Pawan Negi, Navdeep Saini, Shivam Dube, Heinrich Klaasen, Gurkeerat Singh, Washington Sundar, Himmat Singh, Kulwant Khejroliya