Virat Kohli the captain of RCB will miss the IPL 2017 and Champions Trophy due to shoulder injury which sustained during third test against Australia. Yesterday Virat Kohli undergoes surgery on his shoulder, At least four month time will be required to recover him.
Before the fourth test at Dharamshala Kohli said he will play only if he is 100% fit, but Indian team physio hasn’t given Kohli green signal to play. In the absence of Virat kohli, Ajinkye Rahane captained the Indian team and goes on to win the Test and series for India.
In earlier reports it was said that Virat Kohli will miss initial matches of Royal Challenger Bangalore but after the surgery it is confirmed he will miss all matches of IPL.
Kohli Recommends Hardik Pandya for Captaincy
Hardik Pandya who is now a regular member of Indian ODI squad is recommended by Virat Kohli for the post of Captain for upcoming champions trophy in England. Virat Kohli said “I would recommend Hardik Pandya to be handed the reigns of the team. MS (Dhoni) will be there to help Hardik, who we all see as a future captain of the team, in leading the charge for the team”. This news might be April Fool’s prank to tease Virat Kohli’s fan.
Other Indian Players give IPL 10 a miss
R Ashwin, KL Rahul, Murli Vijay will also miss the tenth season of IPL, while KL Rahul is having injury problem R Ashwin has opt out of the IPL due to tight international schedule ahead. Umesh Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja will also miss first 2 weeks of IPL this year.
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