Before IPL 2022, Royal Challengers Bangalore has launched their new jersey. The team has unveiled its new jersey during a colorful event held at Museum Cross Road, Church Street, Bangalore. Eminent singers KK, Aakriti Kakkar, Raghu Dixit and Chandan Shetty performed in this program. The enthusiasm of the fans on this occasion was worth seeing.
Dinesh Karthik, Faf-du-Plessis, Harshal Patel, Shahbaz Ahmed in this event. Players like Lavanith Sisodia and Anishwar Gautam were also present. Apart from the jersey, RCB has also announced its new captain in this event. Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will be the new captain of the team.
He was released by Chennai Super Kings before the auction, after which he was bought by the RCB team for 7 crores. Apart from Chennai, he played IPL for Pune Supergiants in 2016-17. He will be the 5th captain of RCB. Virat left the captaincy of RCB in 2021.
Earlier, talking about Virat’s captaincy, the team had the best performance under his leadership in 2016 when the team reached the finals by defeating Gujarat Lions. However, he had to face defeat in the final and his dream of winning the IPL title remained unfulfilled. With the new captain and new jersey, this time the team’s hopes are also new and they would like to win the title under the leadership of Duplessis.
The team that Captain Duplessis has got is as follows-
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammad Siraj, Faf du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahmed, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudesai, Chama Milind, Anishwar Gautam, Lavanith Sisodia, David Willey.