Virat Kohli has started working for the COVID relief after BCCI suspended the IPL 2021 due to the multiple coronavirus cases arising in the tournament’s bio-bubble.
Wasting no time to extend help to the needy people of the financial capital after the postponement of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Team India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli has started working for India’s COVID-19 relief amid the deadly surge of novel coronavirus which has claimed lives of thousands. Time after time, the skipper has supported the initiatives and measures to spearhead India’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Virat Kohli Resumed Working For The Covid-19 Relief Following Indefinite Suspension Of The IPL 2021
On Tuesday, Virat Kohli was spotted holding a dialogue with Yuva Sena member Rahul N Kanal about the incredible movement he has started to support the pandemic relief efforts amid these unprecedented times. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, Rahul N Kanal shared a couple of photos to reveal that the skipper has resumed working for the COVID relief following the indefinite suspension of the IPL 2021 in Mumbai.
“Meeting our Captain…Respect and love for the movement he has started working on for COVID relief… No words just Respect and Prayers for all his efforts !!! @imVkohli,” Kanal captioned his post on the microblogging site.
Sporting a casual look, Virat Kohli was seen maintaining social distancing during his meeting with a member of the education committee in Mumbai. The unseen photos of the Indian skipper a day after the postponement of the IPL 2021 soon became the talk of the town.
Virat Kohli’s RCB Was Placed 3rd But BCCI Postponed IPL 2021 After Amit Mishra And Wriddhiman Saha Tested Positive
Regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the modern era of the gentlemen’s game, Virat Kohli was leading three-time runners-up RCB in the 14th season of the IPL before the tournament was called off due to multiple COVID-19 cases in the bio-bubble. Under his able leadership, RCB was gunning for its maiden title in the 2021 edition of the cash-rich league.
The Virat Kohli-led RCB made an impressive start to their campaign by winning the first three matches of the new season. RCB was placed third in the IPL 2021 standings when the IPL governing council and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) opted to suspend the cash-rich league.
The BCCI has postponed the IPL 2021 after Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) batsman Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals (DC) spinner Amit Mishra tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
Virat Kohli became the first and only cricketer to get to 6000 runs in the IPL, a feat that impressed a lot of former and current cricketers. The 32-year-old, who had played his first IPL match against KKR in 2008, extended his all-time run-scoring record over other batsmen in the cash-rich league by getting to 6076 runs in 199 matches. He has five hundred and 40 fifties beside his name. In IPL 2021, he had scored 198 runs in 7 games averaging 33.