The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) honoured AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle in a particular RCB Unbox occasion on Sunday (March 26), the place the franchise inducted the legendary duo into the ‘RCB Corridor of Fame’ and retired their jersey numbers (17 and 333) as a mark of respect.
The occasion occurred on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, which can be the house floor of the RCB. The followers graced the ceremony in giant numbers, because it was after a spot of three years that the Bangalore-based staff returned to the house venue.
De Villiers delighted the Bengaluru crowd in the course of the occasion by saying the enduring ‘Ee Sala Cup Namde’ line as he addressed followers on the jam-packed Chinnaswamy Stadium. The video of the identical quickly went viral on social media, and love poured in for the RCB veteran on the web.
Right here’s the video:
— Hasanmuki (@haage_sumane) March 26, 2023
India’s modern-day legend Virat Kohli additionally shared the stage with De Villiers and was seen having a giggle whereas the latter spoke in Kannada. The phrase ‘Ee Sala Cup Namde’ that the veteran South Arica cricketer stated interprets to: ‘This 12 months the cup will probably be ours.’ The road has been related to the RCB franchise for through the years and is commonly utilized by followers to point out their help for the membership.
Notably, De Villiers started his Indian Premier League (IPL) profession in 2008 with Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) and later joined RCB in 2011. The correct-handed batter ever since has been a part of the Bangalore-based franchise and scored almost 5000 runs for the staff at a strike fee of 158.63 in 11 IPL seasons.
The star-studded staff of RCB will probably be led by Faf du Plessis within the IPL 2023 that begins on March 31 and can start their marketing campaign towards Mumbai Indians (MI) on the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on April 2.
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