Virat Kohli captained RCB for 8 long seasons. He announced that he will be giving up captaincy post-IPL 2021. Kohli couldn’t inspire RCB to a title in his tenure despite his best efforts. RCB won’t just be getting a new looked side but they will also be having a new captain. It will be interesting to see to whom the side entrusts this responsibility. The new captain will have the challenge to bring RCB that elusive title. Here are 5 Players Who Can Replace Virat Kohli As RCB Captain
5 Players Who Can Replace Virat Kohli As RCB Captain
#5 Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins is Australia’s newly appointed Test captain. He was always someone who was revered in the team. Cummins possesses a cool ahead. It helps him stay in the game throughout. Many IPL teams will want a player like him in their squad. He is a handy lower-order batsman too. Cummins will be one of the frontrunners to lead RCB.
#4 Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan is one of the most respected leaders in world cricket. He is a captain with proven credentials. Morgan led England to their maiden ODI World Cup win in 2019. England played the semifinals in the T20 World Cup 2021 and the finals of the 2016 T20 World Cup. He often fashions the remarkable turnaround of the team that he leads. Morgan might just be the right candidate to lead RCB at this stage.
#3 Manish Pandey
Manish Pandey is a local boy. He plays for Karnataka in the domestic circuit. Pandey has tremendous numbers as captain leading the state side. His tactical acumen is quite good too. Pandey in all certainty will be playing for RCB this season. He may be that ideal number 3 RCB have been searching for. Pandey can be a great captaincy choice as he has a knack for both the home ground and local talent.
#2 Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes is arguably the most dangerous allrounder in the modern game. He won the MVP in 2017 when he represented the Pune franchise. Stokes is a fighter who gives his all. He has 2 IPL centuries to his name. Stokes is a proven performer who loves shouldering responsibility. He will relish the challenge of captaining a passionate side like RCB. Expect Stokes to deliver them the elusive title.
#1 David Warner
There is a lot of speculation already that David Warner will play for RCB in the upcoming season. Warner who in every right is an IPL legend will be a much-in-demand player in the auctions. RCB are expected to go all out for him in the mega auctions. He will form a formidable trio alongside Kohli and Glenn Maxwell. Warner is far from done as he proved in the recently concluded T20 World Cup. He is the talisman that RCB needs.