IPL 2020: AB de Villiers ready to help Virat Kohli with the ball if needed

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‘If you want me with ball, I’ll be there’: AB de Villiers to Virat Kohli

AB de Villiers has been an integral a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the previous decade. The former South Africa captain has gained the a number of matches for the franchise on his personal. However, regardless of having two best batsmen of contemporary era – Virat Kohli and De Villiers, RCB have nonetheless not gained the IPL title.

The dynamic duo of Kohli and De Villiers are determined to carry the trophy in the 2020 season of IPL in UAE. ABD is even ready to bowl for the crew if required in any situations.

“I always joke with Virat. I told him two nights ago: ‘Listen, if you need me this year with the ball, I will be there.’ Look, I’ve never been a great bowler, but I love throwing it around and keeping things fresh and just having fun out there,” de Villiers instructed RCB TV.

The former Proteas skipper, who bowls medium tempo bowling, has two wickets underneath his belt in Test cricket and seven in ODI cricket.

Earlier, The 36-year-old picked a younger RCB batsman, who he thinks has a variety of similarities with him when it comes to taking part in type. De Villiers named RCB new recruit Josh Philippe as the participant, he’s excited to be careful for. Philippe performed for Sydney Sixers in Big Bash League.

“We are going to have some world-beaters in this edition, we will have Finch, Moeen Ali, Adam Zampa and Josh Philippe. I am looking forward to connecting with Josh, I see a lot of similarities between the way he plays when I was younger. The four guys joining us will add to what we have created here and that is a very special team environment. I am excited about Josh, I watched him play for the Sydney Sixers, he takes the new ball on, he is a very talented player, I have heard Gilchrist say really some good things about him,” AB de Villiers stated.

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