“Time For Virat Kohli To Make The Transfer To…”: Kevin Pietersen Tweets, Web Reacts

“Time For Virat Kohli To Make The Transfer To…”: Kevin Pietersen Tweets, Web Reacts

Virat Kohli as soon as once more confirmed his batting prowess when he slammed his eighth IPL century on Sunday throughout Royal Challengers Bangalore’s final league stage match towards Gujarat Titans. Nonetheless, his ton went in useless as younger batter Shubman Gill additionally struck his second consecutive IPL hundred and took GT throughout the road with six wickets in hand. With this loss, RCB bowed out of the event and paved method for the Mumbai Indians into the Playoffs. For Kohli, it was one more heartbreak as he didn’t take RCB to the coveted title.

Following RCB’s exit, former England captain Kevin Pietersen hinted that Kohli ought to now depart RCB and play for the Delhi Capitals.

“Time for VIRAT to make the transfer to the capital metropolis…! #IPL,” tweeted Pietersen.

Pietersen tweet took the web by storm because the followers got here up and expressed their opinion within the feedback.

Notably, Kohli is a Delhi-born cricketer and in keeping with some reviews, it was anticipated that he could be acquired by Delhi Daredevils (now Capitals) through the auctions of the inaugural IPL season in 2008. Nonetheless, the right-handed batter was picked by RCB and has been part of the Bengaluru-based franchise since then.

Coming to the match, after Kohli scored a 61-ball 101 in Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 197 for 5, it seemed like the very best effort on the day however Gill, who would be the torchbearer of Indian batting for the subsequent 10 years, confirmed that he’s higher than the very best.

What Kohli did effectively, Gill did higher as his unbeaten 104 off 52 balls noticed Titans chase down the goal with ease. Like former India captain Kohli, this was Gill’s second successive hundred.

Titans thus completed the league engagements with 20 factors whereas CSK ended second with 17 factors forward of Lucknow Tremendous Giants because of higher web run-rate. Mumbai Indians, after their eight-wicket win towards SRH, have been again within the final 4 with 16 factors.

With 34 wanted off three overs, Gill’s short-arm half-jab, half-pull off Mohammed Siraj was the killer blow, after which he hit him for one more six to kill the competition as Kohli knocked his head in disbelief within the dugout.

(With PTI Inputs)

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