Indian Premier League 2020: Virat Kohli shares openly for friendship with AB de Villiers
IPL 2020: Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers helped RCB defeat Mumbai Indians in the Super Over last Monday.© BCCI / IPL
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers have been the lifelines of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) since coming together at the club in 2011. In a span of nine years, the two have had several successful partnerships between them and have played the Indian Premier League (IPL) finals twice. However, one title remains elusive. While RCB are eyeing their first title win this season, Kohli took a moment to celebrate his friendship with de Villiers, who blossomed on and off the field. “The most special thing about the game is that you share it with your teammates during your journey. Khel is beautiful, ”wrote Kohli in a post on social media and shared a picture of himself with de Villiers.
Kohli and de Villiers came together in the last over at RCB against Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 when they chased down the target of eight runs in the super over to help their team register their second win of the tournament.
De Villiers scored 55 not out off 24 balls to help RCB Post 201/3. In response, Ishan Kishan scored 58 for Mumbai and Kieron Pollard scored 60 for 24.
In the super over, Navdeep Saini of RCB conceded just seven runs and Kohli and de Villiers chased down the target on the last ball of the match.
RCB’s next match is against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday. RR got their first defeat of IPL 2020 on Wednesday when they were given the best by the Kolkata Knight Riders in Dubai.