Adversities can make people see the lighter side of life and that’s what Virat Kohli is doing right now while trying to figure out how he’s being fired in every possible way during this IPL, the skipper of the RCB Faf du Plessis. RCB lost to Punjab Kings by 54 points and Kohli was again out for 20 despite being just half a century old in 13 games.
“He (Kohli) sees the lighter side of the situation, every possible way to get out of it comes to him. That’s how the game works,” Du Plessis said after the match.
However, the RCB skipper clarified that even in bad times you have to keep trying, which is precisely what his predecessor does.
“All you can do is keep trying hard, work hard and stay positive. He played some good shots tonight, obviously he would want him to keep going. Bad passes happen to all of us, he took it the right way.” The RCB side plan to take a few days off before their final league game on May 19 and from now on even a win might not secure a passage to the last four.
“I’ll take the day off and then see how we can move on to a game which is a must for us. One more session on the net won’t make you a better player, it’s about making you stronger in the spirit.
“If we play to our potential, we are a very strong team. Unfortunately, we didn’t do that tonight,” he said.
Winning skipper Mayank Agarwal said: “Two points, the most crucial thing for us.” He praised Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone who organized it well for the bowlers.
“We were brilliant at bat. Wicket was holding up a bit. The way Jonny and Livi hit was amazing. We didn’t change much to be honest, just to figure out a few situations, figure out the wicket.” The skipper also didn’t forget to congratulate the ever-improving Arshdeep Singh.
“Very very energetic person. Very confident guy (Arshdeep). Loves his cricket. I have to say he is the leader of the team. .”
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