Three captaincy options for Bangalore: Can Virat Kohli return to lead the team?

Virat Kohli can also return to lead the franchise

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Virat Kohli ( Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

Despite all the hype and frenzy around the franchise, Bangalore are yet to win their maiden title. They have a chance to change that this time around as they had a superb mega auction. The team consists of some world-class players. However, Virat Kohli will no longer be leading the franchise and thus, they need a new captain. So who would be the ideal candidate to lead the franchise? Today, we shall be taking a look at three captaincy options for Bangalore

1) Faf du Plessis:

Among all the options, Faf seems the most likely to lead Bangalore. Not only has he been one of the best captains for South Africa, but he will also be available for the entire tournament. It is to be noted that the Proteas batter brings an abundant amount of experience alongside him. The stylish batter captaining the side would also give the likes of Kohli and Maxwell the luxury to play freely.

2) Virat Kohli:

Although Kohli had stated that the 2021 edition would be the last time he leads the franchise, there’s no reason why he can’t reconsider his decision. With no additional burden of leading India, Kohli leading Bangalore again should not be a big surprise. If convinced, Kohli could certainly lead the 2016-finalists once again. The Bangalore fans would want to see their beloved player winning a title, as a captain. 

3) Glenn Maxwell:

Glenn Maxwell has totally rejuvenated his career in the Indian T20. Ever since he joined Bangalore, he has been batting like a dream. As far as his credentials as a captain goes, he has been an absolutely sensational leader for the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League (BBL). He led the Stars to the final on two occasions. Another important point to be noted is that he led Punjab in the 2017 edition as well, and was fairly decent. 

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