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Virat leads congratulatory messages to RCB women’s team


NEW DELHI: It’s always heartening to see top athletes supporting and celebrating the achievements of their counterparts. Following the remarkable victory of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) women’s team in the

Women’s Premier League

(WPL) final against Delhi Capitals (DC), several stars from the RCB men’s team took to social media to express their congratulations and admiration for the historic win.

Leading the chorus of praises was none other than

Virat Kohli

, the legendary Indian batter and former skipper of the RCB men’s side. Kohli congratulated the team through a video call and also shared his sentiments on Instagram, hailing the ‘Superwomen’ of RCB for their exceptional achievement.

Faf du Plessis, the current skipper of the RCB men’s team, also expressed his happiness over the women team’s win by posting an Instagram story, showcasing the camaraderie and unity within the RCB franchise.
Not to be left behind, explosive all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who has been playing for RCB since 2022, took to microblogging website ‘X’ to express his joy, describing the victory as a beauty for RCB.

Adding to the chorus of congratulations was the legendary West Indies batter Chris Gayle, who represented RCB from 2011 to 2017.

Gayle tweeted his congratulations to the

RCB women’s team

, emphasizing their outstanding season and echoing the popular RCB chant, “Ee Sala Cup Namdu.”

Former RCB player Yuzvendra Chahal, who played for the team from 2014 to 2021, also joined in to share his happiness, further highlighting the strong bond and support among past and present RCB players.

The victory itself was a result of an exceptional all-round performance by RCB, with Ellyse Perry’s solid knock (35*) and impressive bowling spells from Shreyanka Patil (4/12) and

Sophie Molineux

(3/20) playing pivotal roles in securing the win.
Despite a spirited effort from DC, RCB’s dominant display ensured their first-ever T20 title across both WPL and IPL, marking a historic moment for the franchise.
(Inputs from ANI)

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