An RCB Holi- The 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is round the corner. Fans are getting ready to enjoy the two months of the T20 extravaganza. Top players from all around the world will be arriving in India to battle it out against each other and set the two months on fire. The Indian players will be coming to the IPL 2021, on the back of a Test, T20 and ODI series win against England and will now be battling it out against each other.

When it comes to the IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is certainly one of the most passionately supported sides. The Virat Kohli led side has failed to win any season of the IPL, but the fans support it with passion, as the side certainly has two of the best players in World Cricket- AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. Both of them will be on show again this year. So, the RCB fans are in high anticipation for their team to win their maiden IPL title this season.

Royal Challengers Bangalore has a passionate set of followers

India is currently celebrating the festival of colours- Holi. People all over the country are playing with colours with their beloved ones. One such incident was noticed, where people have gathered in masses and playing with colours. They are jumping with joy and chanting ‘RCB…RCB…RCB”. This show the passionate fan base the Virat Kohli led side has. Their excitement knows no bound as they are gearing up to witness their side take the field in IPL 2021 in few weeks.

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According to various reports, the Indian captain and the RCB captain Virat Kohli will join the RCB training camp on April 1. He will join the camp two days after his side started their preparations for the IPL. Moreover, several members of RCB have already arrived in Chennai to kick off their preparations for IPL 2021. The tournament will start on April 9.

RCB will play their initial matches of IPL 2021 in Chennai

As per schedule, RCB will play their first few matches including the season opener against Mumbai Indians, in Chennai. RCB began their training camp on April 30. Kohli’s India and RCB teammates, Mohammed Siraj and Yuzvendra Chahal went straight to Chennai from Pune, on Monday afternoon, after India’s ODI series win against England on Sunday.

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On the other hand, Virat Kohli has taken a short break after a hectic series against England for the last two months. As ESPNCricinfo says, that Kohli needs to serve one week of quarantine before he can start with his training. This is part of the guidelines to operate in the bio-secure environment. On Monday, after Kohli left the Indian camp, he left the bubble in Pune and thus has to serve a week quarantine before entering into the IPL bubble. 

On Sunday, the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Indian captain said that the administrators need to think about the scheduling of the matches as the players and the members will face issues for staying in a bubble for a longer time. Virat Kohli has been part of a bubble since the end of January for playing the series against England. Before that, he was in bio-bubble for two months while playing the IPL in 2020. He was then part of the bubble in Australia.