Earlier, in the 13-year history of IPL, the Royal Challengers Bangalore team has been seen playing in red and green jerseys only.
RCB Will Play in Blue Jersey Against KKR: The team of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), captained by Virat Kohli, will be seen playing IPL matches in blue jersey this time. This is the first time that the team of Royal Challengers, often seen in red jersey, will be seen in blue jersey. Prior to this, the RCB team has been playing in green jersey in addition to its identity red jersey. But this time for a very noble cause, she has decided to wear a blue jersey. However, Royal’s team will appear in this jersey only once.Also Read – IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma started training in Quarantine
In fact, the Bangalore team has decided to pay respect to the frontline warriors engaged in serving and protecting the people during the deadly pandemic Coronavirus which has been going on for the last 2 years. Let us tell you that these frontline Corona Warriors are always engaged with full dedication to save the lives of people wearing masks and PPE kits on their faces. The color of PPE kit and mask is sky blue and for this purpose the Royals team has decided to play wearing a sky blue jersey. Also Read – Many times a player doesn’t know why he is not being picked: KKR spinner Kuldeep Yadav
Honored to wear Blue for RCB on 20th September, to pay tribute to frontline warriors who have worked selflessly leading this fight against the Covid pandemic wearing blue PPE kits. #1Team1Fight #PlayBold pic.twitter.com/1VR3Ur1nXc
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 14, 2021
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In the second phase of IPL this year, the Royals team will take on the field against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on 20 September. In this match, this team will come on the field wearing a blue jersey like the color of the PPE kit. The team of Royal Challengers Bangalore has announced this by releasing a video with some players on its Twitter handle. This video was first addressed by captain Virat Kohli.
In this video, Virat said, ‘Our franchisee was discussing for the past one week what we can do to honor our frontline workers and how we can help them. RCB has found some key items in the health resources where immediate help is needed. Like Oxygen Support and we will provide financial help in this regard.
He further said, ‘We play a first Go Green match every year, which this time we will play wearing a blue jersey. This is a message that we stand firmly with our frontline workers. After this players like AB de Villiers, Navdeep Saini, Sachin Baby, Devdutt Padikkar etc. are coming and telling the importance of this jersey and this decision of the team.