IPL 2019: India captain Virat Kohli has finally responded to Jasprit Bumrah in the latest promo ad of the cash-rich IPL. Kohli would be leading the RCB outfit, whereas Bumrah would be representing Mumbai Indians. It is a promo ad. In the first ad, Bumrah warns Kohli of his lethal bowling and says that he would get his wicket. Now, Kohli has responded and he feels Bumrah has learned the tricks of the trade. Bumrah calls Kohli ‘Cheeku’ that happens to be his nickname.
It would be interesting to see the best bowler and batsman of the Indian cricket team face-off against each other in the IPL. The two cricketers have been instrumental in India’s recent success and hence it would be a treat for fans to see them go at loggerheads.
Bumrah and Kohli are currently a part of the Indian squad which is hosting Australia in a limited overs series. Both are cricketers are certainties in the World Cup squad, the event takes place right after the IPL.
The IPL schedule was only limited to the first two weeks of the tournament since the dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections have not been announced. As the details of the Lok Sabha elections still awaited, BCCI stated that once the polling dates are decided it would “address any issues with the first two weeks and will also prepare a schedule for the remainder of the season working with the local authorities around the polling dates.”