The BCCI announced the schedule of IPL 2022 on Sunday, March 6. The season will kick off with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) taking on the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on March 26 at 7.30 pm. CSK and KKR played the IPL 2021 final. The season will be played across 4 four venues in Maharashtra with a total of 74 matches to be played. The IPL 2022 will be a 10-team event with two new teams Lucknow Supergiants and Gujarat Titans being added into the fold.
AB de Villiers, who played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) under the captaincy of Virat Kohli for many years in the IPL, can now be given a new responsibility. He was associated with this franchise in the year 2011 and continued to represent this team till his retirement.
Former South African cricketer AB de Villiers, one of the best batsmen, is going to make a comeback in the IPL. This time his role will be different. It is being said that he can get a new responsibility in Royal Challengers Bangalore. De Villiers represented RCB in the IPL for many years.
According to media reports, AB de Villiers can be seen in the role of mentor of RCB. It is being said that the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise will announce this soon. This former South African cricketer has spent a long time with RCB. The friendship of former RCB captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers is also evident. It is believed that his stay in the dressing room will boost the morale of the players and he will also share his experiences with him.