‘I’m nonetheless quickest cat round’: Usain Bolt’s message for Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers forward of IPL 2021 | Cricket Information
Former Jamican sprinter Usain Bolt, who additionally the holds the document for finishing the quickest 100 metere, on Wednesday had a message for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli and workforce’s high batsman AB de Villiers, forward of the upcoming version of Indian Premier League (IPL) slated to start from April 9.
The previous observe and discipline athlete took to Twitter and shared his image donning the RCB jersey and reminded each Kohli and De Villiers that he is the “quickest cat round”, a reference to PUMA model brand, the merchandise sponsors of the franchise.
— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) April 7, 2021
Kohli-led RCB will kick-off their marketing campaign towards the defending champions Mumbai Indians within the season opener on Friday. Regardless of having a star-studded unit for the reason that inception of the event again in 2008, Kohli-led RCB are but to elevate the coveted title, one thing which the franchise would look to achieve within the upcoming version.
Other than the high-profile pair of Kohli and De Villiers, the Bangalore unit this time has additionally roped Australia’s swashbuckling all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and New Zealand’s Kyle Jamieson within the mini-auction held in February this yr.
Speaking in regards to the upcoming IPL, Maxwell mentioned he’s enthusiastic about dwelling a long-cherished dream of playing alongside Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.
“It’s been a very long time (dream of enjoying alongside Kohli and de Villiers). Clearly having identified them very properly off the sector, performed towards them good bit however lastly I acquired to play in the identical workforce,” Maxwell mentioned in a video launched by RCB on Twitter.