It's time to talk about Kohli, the skipper
The Morning Standard|November 08, 2020
Royal Challengers Bangalore and national team captain continues to lead franchisee despite much success since 2013
VENKATA KRISHNA B

EIGHT seasons. Zero titles. Number of matches lost (47) > matches won (44). These numbers don’t make for good reading for any captain. But this is how Royal Challengers Bangalore have performed under Virat Kohli. Seasons have come and gone, players have come and gone and so have the coaches. But Kohli, the captain, has remained.

In a meet where franchises change captains if runs or results go dry, Kohli is an exception. None of the team owners have shown as much patience as those of Bangalore’s when it comes to retaining the skipper. In fact, Bangalore, under Kohli have only made it to the playoffs only thrice in eight years.

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