Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Tuesday announced that they will be retiring one of the players ahead of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018.
RCB players Parthiv Patel, Brendon McCullum, Yuzvendra Chahal and others also featured in a video posted by the franchise on social media.
— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) April 3, 2018
On Wednesday, during the Facebook Live, skipper Virat Kohli revealed that instead of a player, they are going to retire the jersey number 12. He expressed his gratitude to the loyal fan base of RCB, who come out in huge numbers to support the team in the different venues of India.
Kohli also showed the number 12 jersey which will be dedicated to the fans from now onwards.
And captain Virat Kohli is here with an announcement. Challengers, #12 belongs to you! #PlayBold #IAMRCB
Posted by Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Virat Kohli & Co. will start their IPL campaign against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 8.