Kohli's special friend returning to IPL, will he make RCB champion?


PC: News18

South African batsman AB de Villiers has had an illustrious career in the Indian Premier League (IPL), playing mainly for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), making him the player with the most appearances for a single team in the league. Went. His friendship with Virat Kohli has been a topic of much discussion in this team. However, De Villiers has not played in the IPL since 2021, announcing his retirement from the league in 2022. Despite this, De Villiers and RCB have had a strong relationship, and he is now considering a return to the franchise.

Last year, RCB inducted De Villiers into its Hall of Fame. Last season also, De Villiers had contributed to the IPL commentary. This time he will once again be seen as a broadcaster in IPL and he will leave for Mumbai soon. He said that if RCB comes to him with a coaching offer, he will not refuse.

De Villiers has indicated that he may coach RCB in the coming days. He said that Virat Kohli had expressed his desire to bring De Villiers back to RCB, but no official proposal has come from the franchise yet. De Villiers stressed that he is ready to take up coaching if RCB makes an offer. He clarified that no confirmation has been made yet and currently, he is preparing to do commentary for the IPL.

After starting his IPL journey with Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), de Villiers joined RCB in the fourth season and has been associated with the franchise ever since. In his IPL career, he played 184 matches, scoring 3403 runs at an average of 39.71. During this period he scored three centuries and 40 half-centuries. Every IPL season there is news and speculation about De Villiers' comeback and his fans will be eager to see him team up with Virat Kohli once again for RCB.