IPL 2021: Watch RCB’s Devdutt Padikkal celebrating in iconic Christiano Ronaldo’s style during team’s football session in UAE

IPL 2021: Watch RCB’s Devdutt Padikkal celebrating in iconic Christiano Ronaldo’s style during team’s football session in UAE
IPL 2021: Watch RCB’s Devdutt Padikkal celebrating in iconic Christiano Ronaldo’s style during team’s football session in UAE

IPL 2021: RCB’s Devdutt Padikkal celebrates in Christiano Ronaldo’s signature style: Royal Challengers Bangalore’s opening batsman Devdutt Padikkal’s love for football is no less. In a recent video posted by RCB on Instagram, RCB’s young gun was seen playing football at the team’s practice session in Dubai, UAE. What garnered the attention was the way Padikkal celebrated in the iconic signature style of the world-class football player- Christiano Ronaldo after kicking the ball and hitting the goal.

IPL 2021: RCB’s Devdutt Padikkal celebrates in Christiano Ronaldo’s signature style

 

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The post captioned, “No prizes for guessing which football player DDP is a fan of. #PlayBold #WeAreChallengers #IPL2021 #Reels #ReelItFeelIt.” No doubt, the left-handed batsman is a big fan of Portuguese footballer Ronaldo who plays for Premier League club Manchester United.

IPL 2021: Devdutt Padikkal stint with bat for RCB

The 21-year old made headlines right in his debut IPL season where he emerged as one of the leading run scorers for RCB. In IPL 2020, he played 15 matches for the red brigade, amassed 473 runs and returned with an economy of 31.53.

In this season of IPL, Padikkal aggregated 195 runs in the six matches he played in the first leg and returned with an economy of 39.

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IPL 2021: RCB schedule for Phase 2

This season, Virat Kohli’s side are third in the standings, having won five of their seven games so far. The Bangalore based franchise have done the hard bit and will hope for a smooth passage into the playoffs and potentially end their title drought when the IPL resumes in UAE.

Match No. Day Date Time (IST) Match Venue
31 Monday 20-Sep-21 07:30 PM KKR vs RCB Abu Dhabi
35 Friday 24-Sep-21 07:30 PM RCB vs CSK Sharjah
39 Sunday 26-Sep-21 07:30 PM RCB vs MI Dubai
43 Wednesday 29-Sep-21 07:30 PM RR vs RCB Dubai
48 Sunday 03-Oct-21 03:30 PM RCB vs PBKS Sharjah
52 Wednesday 06-Oct-21 07:30 PM RCB vs SRH Abu Dhabi
56 Friday 08-Oct-21 07:30 PM RCB vs DC Dubai

Also read: IPL 2021 in UAE: 7 new rules IPL teams will have to follow for IPL in UAE

IPL 2021: RCB’s Devdutt Padikkal celebrates in Christiano Ronaldo’s signature style

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