IPL 2024: Virat Kohli reveals his retirement plans ahead of RCB vs CSK clash

May 16, 2024

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Renowned Indian cricketer and former captain of the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB), Virat Kohli, has recently unveiled his post-retirement plans, expressing his intention to take an extended break before considering his next endeavours beyond the cricket field. Kohli, a formidable presence whose impact transcends cricketing boundaries, has outlined his vision for life beyond the pitch.

Over the past decade, Kohli has left an indelible mark not only on the cricketing world but also on the broader sporting landscape. His influence has been profound, so much so that it has played a role in cricket’s inclusion in the Olympic program for the upcoming Los Angeles 2028 Games. As Kohli continues to exhibit an insatiable hunger for runs, fans and experts alike are naturally intrigued by the source of his relentless drive.

Virat Kohli shares his thoughts about retirement

The former India captain was asked about his retirement plans during RCB’s Royal Gala Dinner preceding their crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Bengaluru on May 18th. Virat answered, “It’s just about not leaving any undone business behind and not having any regrets later, which I am very sure I won’t. Once I am done, I will be gone, you won’t see me for a while. So I want to give my everything till the time I play and that’s the only thing that keeps me going.”

“I wanna give it everything I have till the time I play, and that’s the only thing that keeps me going” 🤌

Virat’s emotional but promising words while talking at the @qatarairways Royal Gala Dinner. 🗣️#PlayBold #ನಮ್ಮRCB #IPL2024 pic.twitter.com/htDczGQpNf

— Royal Challengers Bengaluru (@RCBTweets) May 15, 2024

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Dominance of Virat in cricket

Virat boasts an impressive array of records. He excels across all formats, with 113 Test matches under his belt, accumulating 8848 runs at an average of 49. He has notched 29 centuries and 7 double centuries in this format alone. In the ODI arena, the 35-year-old has participated in 292 matches, amassing 13848 runs, including a record-breaking 50 centuries.

Additionally, chase master holds the record for the most runs (4037) in T20 internationals, boasting an average of 52. Currently, he leads the IPL season with 661 runs in 13 matches, owning the orange cap.

Also READ: IPL 2024: Irfan Pathan, Mohammad Kaif and other cricket experts choose their top 4 Playoffs teams

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