It hasn’t been a memorable season for Virat Kohli as the former Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper was unable to score big in the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) and their campaign ended on Friday as They were beaten by Rajasthan Royals in qualifying. 2. Kohli was again unable to play a big shot as he was sent off in the second half of the game. After the match, the star drummer took to social media to post an emotional message for his franchise. Kohli thanked the 12th Man Army and team management for their continued support this season.
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“Sometimes you win, and sometimes you don’t, but 12th Man Army, you have been fantastic, always supporting us through our campaign. You make cricket special. The learning never stops. A big thank you to the management, support staff and all the people who are part of this amazing franchise. See you next season,” Kohli wrote in the caption of a collage of images.
It was the first time Kohli had scored three golden ducks in the same IPL season and with only two half-centuries he could manage to score just 341 points in 16 encounters. Although his team is close to reaching the final, many questions have been raised about his form and his impact on the team.
Sometimes you win and sometimes you don’t, but 12th Man Army, you have been fantastic, always supporting us throughout our campaign. You make cricket special. The learning never stops. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/mRx4rslWFK
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 28, 2022
Kohli will be back in action for India in the single test against England in Birmingham as he was rested for the upcoming T20I home series against South Africa.