Royal Challengers Bangalore can have a name change ahead of the brand new season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they modified their name of their official Twitter deal with on Wednesday. The account eliminated its show image and canopy image whereas the name was modified to ‘Royal Challengers’. The identical was achieved on their Instagram and Facebook accounts which hints at a attainable announcement of a brand new name together with a brand new brand. According to some studies, RCB will substitute ‘Bangalore’ of their workforce name with ‘Bengaluru’ on February 16.
Virat Kohli’s document because the Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper might need been under-par however the workforce’s newly-appointed Director of Cricket Mike Hesson dominated out any change in management for the underneath-performing franchise within the next IPL version.
Despite stars like Kohli, AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle (for higher half), RCB has not received the IPL for the reason that occasion’s inception. Kohli has led the workforce in seven of these seasons.
Hesson nipped questions on Kohli controlling the workforce and change in captaincy within the bud. “We don’t have that perception that Virat controls things. But may be he has had his learnings from the past (mistakes) while moving forward,” Hesson mentioned throughout a media interplay.
Hesson mentioned Kohli has been on the identical web page as him and chief coach Simon Katich. “There has been no question mark over Virat’s captaincy during last couple of weeks (of discussions),” Hesson clarified.
A take a look at the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) squad ahead of IPL 2020 –
Retained: Virat Kohli, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Mann, Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini
Bought (8): Aaron Finch (4.Four crore), Chris Morris (10 crore), Joshua Philippe (20 lakh), Kane Richardson(Four crore), Pavan Deshpande (20 lakh), Dale Steyn (2 crore), Shahbaz Ahamad (20 lakh), Isuru Udana (50 lakh)