Virat Kohli’s RCB bosses plan roadshow if team wins IPL 2016

first_imgIt’s the clash of the titans as Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad battle it out for the ultimate prize when the two giants take the field in the final of the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League tonight. (Royal Challengers Bangalore favourites against Sunrisers Hyderabad)The ways to celebrate their victory is already planned, with favourites RCB planning to make it a memorable moment for their captain Virat Kohli. (Full IPL Coverage)Kohli, who as U-19 cricket captain led his team to victory in the World Cup, was given a grand reception after the junior team won the tournament in Malaysia in 2008.The celebration party was organised by liquor baron Vijay Mallya for the victorious team. An open-top bus roadshow, something Kohli experienced after leading his side to victory, is being planned by the RCB owners and to make the moment more memorable the same bus is being readied for the procession.GRAND CEREMONY”Virat is an emotional person and he is the strength of RCB… we are already working at making the RCB victory a memorable one. Virat still remembers the 2008 celebration after he and the Men in Blue won the under-19 world cup. He relishes their travel from the HAL Airport to the Chinnaswamy stadium on an open BMTC bus. (Also Read: David Warner targets Virat Kohli in IPL final to defuse RCB’s batting)”This time also we have chosen the same lucky bus for Virat and company. The bus is being readied and we are decorating it to suit RCB and Virat Kohli,” an RCB official told Bangalore Mirror.advertisement”Necessary permissions for the roadshow, which will start on Monday morning from the Ritz Carlton Hotel, have been taken. The procession will go via MG Road to Chinnaswamy stadium. This will culminate in a grand ceremony at the stadium with a music concert by Raghu Dixit,” a KSCA source added.KOHLI IN TOP FORMKohli has been at his smashing best this IPL, with 919 runs and counting. India’s Test skipper has already hit four hundreds and has assured at least an Orange Cap, given to the highest run-getter in a season of the IPL, for himself. (Also read: Sunrisers Hyderabad ready for Virat Kohli challenge, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar)He is averaging a mind-boggling 83.54 in the tournament this year and is only 43 shy of becoming the leading run-scorer in the history of the tournament. Right now Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina sits at the top with 4098 runs.Kohli and AB de Villiers have recorded five century-plus partnerships in season nine, including a double hundred stand.last_img read more

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