Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers revisited their first meeting throughout an Instagram Live session after RCB had purchased the South African stalwart in 2011.
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers have been teammates at RCB since 2011 (Courtesy by BCCI)
- I keep in mind the primary time we met after you have been picked up by RCB: Kohli
- AB de Villiers revealed he didn’t trust Virat Kohli back then
- Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers have shared the RCB dressing room since 2011
India captain Virat Kohli on Friday recalled his first meeting with RCB teammate AB de Villiers in Johannesburg after former South Africa skipper was purchased by the Bangalore based mostly IPL franchise in 2011.
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers have shared the RCB dressing room since 2011 and have damaged a number of information for the crew collectively. Kohli revisited the meet throughout an Instagram Live session with his Royal Challengers Bangalore team-mate AB de Villiers.
“I remember the first time we met after you were picked up by RCB. It was in Johanesberg and we came down the tunnel. You guys were finishing practice and we were just starting ours. I came and said hello and said we are going to be teammates and you were like ‘I am excited for that’. Such brief chat. 9 years we have been such good friends and such great journey. Yeah it’s been wonderful,” Kohli stated.
Former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers additionally went down the reminiscence lane and stated that though he responded to Kohli’s temporary chat, he didn’t trust his RCB teammate back then.
It’s attention-grabbing story as a result of it’s a very human factor to do once you hear about somebody for fairly just a few years and Boucher had advised me so much about you. I definitely keep in mind strolling up the tunnel and eventhough I stated hello however I didn’t trust the man but. I’ve seen the hair and seen the type nevertheless it didn’t took me lengthy to get to know you higher,” AB de Villiers stated.
Kohli and AB additionally mentioned the way to maintain a optimistic mindset throughout powerful conditions, the present state of affairs throughout the globe and the 2016 IPL season.