IPL 2022: Faf du Plessis Replaces Virat Kohli as Royal Challengers Bangalore Captain

who will lead the side in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), starting from March 26 in Mumbai.

The name was announced on Saturday at an event called ‘RCB Unbox’ in Bengaluru.

I played a lot of IPL cricket and I understand the tournament. We have got one of the great leaders in the game, Virat.

Du Plessis, who until last year represented Chennai Super Kings, was picked up by RCB for ₹7 crore at the IPL mega auction last month.

Kohli was leading the side since 2011 and the team’s best show came in the year 2016 in which they ended runners-up.

Faf Du Plessis had led South Africa in 115 international games out of which the team emerged victorious on 81 occasions.