IPL 2024: Is Virat Kohli participating in IPL 2024 or not?


Virat Kohli participating in IPL 2024

Virat Kohli participating in IPL 2024: Virat Kohli remained absent from international cricket, particularly during the recent Test series against England which was a part of the World Test Championship. With his absence from those crucial matches, fans are now eagerly waiting whether Virat will be playing in IPL 2024 or not.

As the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season draws near, excitement is more in the cricketing world, especially with the return of Virat Kohli, one of the legends in IPL.

Virat Kohli participating in IPL 2024

Having been away from competitive cricket since January 2024 due to personal reasons, Virat is set to rejoin the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) squad before the highly anticipated match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Maybe he will join the RCB practice camp in Bengaluru from 17th March ahead of his much-awaited return to competitive cricket in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) started on March 22, featuring ten teams representing popular cities in India competing against each other for the IPL trophy.

Virat Kohli participating in IPL 2024
Virat Kohli participating in IPL 2024

Ten teams in IPL 2024 include Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Lucknow Super Giants, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, Gujarat Titans, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders.

The IPL 2024 starts on March 22, with five-time champions MS Dhoni’s team Chennai Super Kings facing off against Faf du Plessis’s team Royal Challengers Bangalore in M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM (IST). There is good news for fans Virat will be available for the opening match against CSK

Captain Faf du Plessis arrived on Tuesday in Bengaluru to join the pre-season camp, also Virat Kohli participating in IPL 2024.

With Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 marking his return, all attention will be on Virat Kohli. His comeback strengthens RCB’s batting line-up and enhances the excitement among fans everywhere.

Virat Kohli’s Batting Position

One of the major discussion points concerning Kohli’s comeback revolves around his batting position. Will he retain his role as an opener, as seen in IPL 2023, or decide to play at No. 3? Considering his potential position in the Indian batting lineup for the T20 World Cup.

His batting lineup for the upcoming T20 World Cup is poised to significantly depend on his performance in IPL 2024.

Badrinath said, “Don’t think it’s going to be the last T20 World Cup for Virat because he is an extremely fit cricketer. He has definitely got three to four years of IPL left in him.”

Virat Kohli participating in IPL 2024

With 7263 IPL runs, Kohli holds the record for the highest run-scorer in the history of IPL. In 2016, he also set the record for the highest run scorer in a single season collecting 973 runs.

Kohli, the sole player in the history of IPL to feature in 16 seasons for a single franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore is poised to make his comeback during the IPL 2024.

Virat Kohli excelled as an opener in IPL 2023, collecting 639 runs in 14 matches. He recorded 2 centuries and 6 half-centuries, securing the fourth position in the list of leading run-scorers, trailing behind only Shubman Gill, Faf du Plessis, and Devon Conway.

Top Run Scorer in IPL 2023

Shubman Gill (GT) – 890 runs

F du Plessis (RCB) – 730 runs

Devon Conway (CSK) – 672 runs

V Kohli (RCB) – 639 runs

Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR) – 625 runs

RCB will kick off their campaign against the defending champion CSK at the iconic M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on 22 March on Friday at 7.30 PM.

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