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IPL 2021: Hopefully we will keep robust bio-secure setting in UAE, says RCB skipper Virat Kohli

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Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli hopes for a “safe” bio-bubble in the UAE leg of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 to tackle the “unsure” Covid-19 occasions. Kohli additional stated it’s unlucky to finish up right here early for the IPL after a Covid-19 outbreak led to the cancellation of the fifth Test in opposition to England.

Kohli arrived in Dubai on Sunday (12 September) after the fifth and remaining Test between India and England was known as off. Notably, The Indian workforce determined to not take the sphere at Old Trafford, which led to the cancellation and eventual postponement of the Manchester Test.”Unfortunate that we had to end up here early, but with COVID in place, things are very uncertain,” Kohli informed the RCB’s digital media platforms.Bold Diaries: Virat Kohli & Mohammed Siraj be a part of RCB“The replacement players have great skillsets, especially in these conditions. Excited to see them with the whole group & to resume a very good season that we started last time around,” says captain Kohli.#PlayBold #IPL2021 pic.twitter.com/VvqKN3qhLo— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 13, 2021
“Anything can happen at any time. Hopefully, we’re able to maintain a good, strong, and secure environment, and have a quality IPL.”It’s going to be an thrilling section and an important one for us at RCB after which for the Indian workforce on the T20 World Cup,” the Indian captain said.Virat Kohli happy with new signings in the RCB squadThe IPL begins on Sunday and RCB will play their first match on Monday. The RCB will have some exciting new additions to their squad including leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga and Singapore batter Tim David. The skipper is looking forward to meeting the new recruits.”I’ve been in contact with everybody. We’ve had discussions over the past month or so, a bit of longer than that with the replacements, who’s coming and who’s not. Eventually, we ended up changing our key gamers with some top-quality cricketers,” the RCB skipper said.He believes that replacement players will fit into the system perfectly.”Our key gamers will likely be missed, and they’re part of the household, however the folks coming in as nicely have nice talent units, particularly for these situations.”So, I’m very excited to see them, with the whole group at practice and certainly very excited to resume a very good season that started last time around,” he stated.