RCB vs CSK: Will Virat Kohli Retire After IPL 2024? The Shocking Admission of an Indian Legend - Latest Global News

RCB vs CSK: Will Virat Kohli Retire After IPL 2024? The Shocking Admission of an Indian Legend

Former India captain Virat Kohli spoke about his retirement plans ahead of the upcoming 2024 T20 World Cup, scheduled to be played in the West Indies and the USA in June. Virat Kohli said he wanted to avoid regrets before retiring from professional cricket.

Virat Kohli, known as one of the best batsmen in cricket, has left an indelible mark on the sport. The right-handed batsman has set several world records in his career. His influence contributed to the sport’s inclusion in the Olympic program for Los Angeles 2028.

The 35-year-old is currently representing Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in the Indian Premier League 2024. Wearing the Orange Cap, Kohli scored 661 runs in 13 games at an impressive average of 66.10 and a strike rate of 155.16, including one Century and five fifties.

RCB is currently sixth in the table with 12 points. The team will face Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their final league game. RCB will have to surpass CSK’s net run rate (NRR) to stay in the play-offs. CSK’s NRR is +0.528 while RCB’s is +0.387.

We have the end date of our career – Virat Kohli

At the RCB Royal Gala Dinner Virat Kohli said he wants to avoid regrets by ensuring he doesn’t leave any unfinished business before he retires.

“It’s easy. I think as athletes we have an end date for our careers. So I’m just working backwards. I don’t want to end my career thinking, ‘Oh, what if I had done that on that particular day.’ ‘ Because I can’t go on like this forever. So it’s just a matter of not leaving unfinished business and not regretting it later, which I certainly won’t do. Kohli said.

That’s the only thing that keeps me going – Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli hinted that he wants to take a long break after retiring from cricket. The former RCB captain expressed his determination to give his all during his playing days.

“As soon as I’m done I’ll be gone, you won’t see me for a while (smiles). So I want to give everything I have until I play and that’s the only thing that keeps me going.” Kohli added.

After the IPL, Virat Kohli will play for India in the T20 World Cup. There were concerns about his batting approach before squad selection. However, Kohli silenced critics with his exceptional batting power and maintaining a high strike rate during IPL 2024.

India’s T20 World Cup squad: Rohit Sharma (centre), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson (week), Rishabh Pant (week), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal . and Mohammed Siraj.

Reserves: Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Avesh Khan

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