Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) victory over Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) on Monday in the Indian Premier League 2021 qualifiers-1 shattered captain Virat Kohli's last hope to lift the IPL trophy as the team's in charge and that makes his fans equally upset, however, they are not ready to leave their favourite skipper's side.
Ever since the match has concluded, Twitter users are extending their support and messages for Virat not winning the IPL title in his last season as captain and that it feels like the end of an era.
While many got emotional as one of the greatest cricket legends of the sport bowed down in defeat in his last match as skipper. Some simply thanked Kohli for giving them 'such memorable moments during his tenure as IPL captain.
Here's how Tweeple are reacting post-match!!
Though most Kohli fans were sentimental after the star's last match as skipper, some managed to derive humour out of the situation as well. As usual, social media users came up with several hilarious and spot-on meme on Virat's reactions from the match and believe it or not, it makes it better!
See for yourself!
Virat Kohli, at the beginning of the IPL 2021 second leg, announced that he will be stepping down from the Royal Challengers Banglore's captaincy.
The skipper announced the news in an emotional video and said that he will continue to be an RCB player till his last IPL game and can't imagine being associated with any other franchise in the league.
"To the whole RCB family. The fans, the amazing fans of Bangalore and everyone who has been a supporter of RCB for so many years. I had an announcement to make. Just spoken to the squad this evening. Before the second leg of the tournament starts, to inform everyone that this is going to be my last leg in the IPL as captain of RCB," Kohli said as he announced the news.
On Monday night, KKR chased down the target of 139 runs with two balls to spare defeating RCB and ending Kohli's hopes of leading his side to a potential, also maiden IPL trophy.