Indian Premier League cricket team pledges frontline donations

Indian Premier League cricket team, Royal Challengers Bangalore has announced that for every boundary that the players hit and for every wicket they take against Kolkata Knight Riders in their IPL encounter, their title sponsors will be donating to help frontline warriors.


Taking to Twitter, RCB wrote: For every 6, 4 we hit and wicket we take today, our Title Sponsor be donating towards Give India's frontline efforts."

Earlier, Virat Kohli announced that he would step down as the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore after completing the 2021 edition of the IPL.
One of the most decorated players of the franchise, Kohli, will continue to be part of the RCB squad.

"It has been a great and inspiring journey, captaining a talented bunch of players in the RCB squad. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the RCB management, coaches, support staff, players, and the entire RCB family, who have been instrumental in the growth of the franchise over the years. It wasn't an easy decision but one that has been well thought of and in the best interest of this wonderful franchise," he said in an official statement.


"The RCB family remains close to my heart as we continue to strive to achieve excellence. As I have mentioned previously on many occasions, I will only play for RCB until my retirement from the game of cricket."


(ANI)

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