Now, with Kohli on his way out as the leader – who would take over – that has been the question. Debates are going on about who will lead the Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the meantime, it is almost certain that KL Rahul will leave Punjab and join the RCB. And one of those posts by KL Rahul has raised new expectations among the fans.
A tweet by KL Rahul has raised new expectations. He wrote ‘The learning has been immense and I am so proud of the boys. Together as a team we fought and always strived to give our best. It’s been an honour to lead the team and I thank each one of you for your support’. Rahul also tagged his tweet to the Punjab team.
After the tweet by KL Rahul There is a lot of talk about leaving the Punjab team. Rahul played good represented the Royal Challengers team since the beginning, he left the IPL in 2017 due to injury. But RCB team has dropped KL Rahul in the 2018 IPL auction. This is why the Punjab team bought him for Rs 11 crore. He also served as captain of the Punjab team for the last two seasons.
However, the mega auction process will take place as the two teams join the IPL 15th edition. All players are likely to be auctioned during this time. Virat Kohli has already announced that he will step down as RCB captain. Thus, the Royal Challengers Bangalore team is in search of a new leader.
According to the available information, RCB is likely to put a bid on Rahul. KL Rahul is also in line for Team India’s next leader. While ex-Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra named players who he thinks could take over from Kohli. His list features Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Ravi Ashwin, and Shreyas Iyer.
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