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There is good news for the fans of South African batsman AB de Villiers. They can join the Indian league once again. But, his role may be different, with former Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli hinting at de Villiers’ return to the league. Talking on the franchise’s social account, Kohli said that de Villiers can join the franchise next year with new abilities. But, Kohli has not disclosed in which role he will return. Player, coach or mentor.
ABD had retired from all forms of cricket before the current season of the Indian Premier League. Kohli said that I miss him a lot. I keep talking to him regularly. He recently went to America to watch golf with his family. He is closely monitoring the performance of RCB. I hope he joins the team with new abilities next year.
ABD has had a bright career
De Villiers has had an excellent IPL career. De Villiers has scored 5162 runs in 184 matches. He has scored 3 centuries and 40 half-centuries. He has hit 413 fours and 251 sixes in the league.
On the new captain Faf said – our mutual coordination is very good
Faf du Plessis took over after Kohli left the captaincy of RCB. Kohli said- ‘Faf and I have a lot of respect for each other. We have a very good rapport.
Kohli has been a flop so far
Kohli had left the captaincy of RCB for the first time from the current season. They are going through the worst phase in the league since 2008. He has been a flop throughout the season. He has scored 216 runs in 12 matches. It includes a fifty. He has also had to fall victim to the Golden Duck thrice. In the first season of the league, Kohli scored 165 runs in 13 matches. On his form, Kohli said that this has never happened to me in my career. That’s why I just smile. I think I’ve seen everything the game wants to show me.