Former Jamican sprinter Usain Bolt, who additionally the holds the document for finishing the fastest 100 metere, on Wednesday had a message for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli and workforce’s high batsman AB de Villiers, ahead of the upcoming version of Indian Premier League (IPL) slated to start from April 9.
The former 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 “fastest cat round”, a reference to PUMA model emblem, 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. Despite having a star-studded unit because the inception of the match again in 2008, Kohli-led RCB are but to carry the coveted title, one thing which the franchise would look to realize within the upcoming version.
Apart from 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 12 months.
Talking in regards to the upcoming IPL, Maxwell mentioned he’s enthusiastic about dwelling a long-cherished dream of enjoying alongside Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.
“It’s been a very long time (dream of enjoying alongside Kohli and de Villiers). Obviously having identified them very effectively off the sector, performed towards them good bit however lastly I received to play in the identical workforce,” Maxwell mentioned in a video launched by RCB on Twitter.