Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has prompt that Virat Kohli change his IPL franchise and transfer to Delhi Capitals, a day after Royal Challengers Bangalore endured one more untimely exit within the cash-rich league.
In his crew’s must-win final league stage match, Kohli rose to the event and struck a high-quality hundred to carry RCB to 197 for 5, a complete which proved inadequate as Gujarat Titans rode on Shubman Gill’s unbeaten century to notch a six-wicket win and finish the house crew’s marketing campaign.
“Time for VIRAT to make the move to the capital city…!” Pietersen tweeted.
Former India captain Kohli has been with the RCB because the inaugural version of the league in 2008 and has led them for a serious a part of his keep within the franchise, relinquishing the function after the 2021 version.
Whereas RCB have been eradicated right here on Sunday, Gujarat topped the league with 20 factors and can tackle second-place Chennai Tremendous Kings within the first playoff on Tuesday with the winner advancing on to subsequent Sunday’s ultimate.
RCB’s loss meant Mumbai Indians sealed the ultimate playoff spot, having overwhelmed Sunrisers Hyderabad within the day’s first recreation.
Mumbai Indians will meet third-place Lucknow Tremendous Giants within the second playoff recreation on Wednesday. The loser of the primary playoff will get one other probability for a spot within the ultimate when it takes on the winner of the second playoff on Friday.