Royal Challengers Bengaluru are having tough time in the ongoing IPL 2024 as they have lost five out of their first six games. Currently placed at the bottom of the points table, the Faf du Plessis-led side lost their latest match against five-time champions Mumbai Indians by seven wickets. The match began with RCB posting a huge total of 196/8 in 20 overs. However, MI comfortably chased down the target in just 15.3 overs with Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav scoring 69 and 52 runs respectively.

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Despite having a forgettable campaign, RCB players are maintaining a positive attitude off the field. A perfect of example of this was seen in an advertisement video, featuring Virat Kohli, Mohammed Siraj, and Faf.

In the video, Kohli, who is widely popular for his strict diet and extreme fitness routine, was seen ordering junk food like pizza, aloo chaat, and barfi.

Faf, who lying beside Kohli, was shocked to hear all this from his star batter and said, “Seriously?” Pacer also asked Kohli, “Your diet?”

Replying to both of them, Kohli said, “Abbe Kaahe ki diet, khaane de. (What diet? Let me eat).”

Recently, former New Zealand fast bowler Simon Doull believes that India should use Kohli as an opener along with Rohit Sharma in the upcoming T20 World Cup.

“I think Virat should open…100 per cent. I don’t think he should bat at number three, because if he does, then Rinku Singh will miss out. And in my India starting XI, Rinku has to play. Therefore, Virat’s got to open the batting. Now who he opens with, up to you. If it is Rohit Sharma or Jaiswal. But Kohli has to open, because in the modern game that is his best position. He hits the quick bowlers as good as anyone and he times the ball beautifully. Coming in and starting against spin is not his best option,” Moody said on Cricbuzz.

In the ongoing IPL, Kohli has scored 319 runs in just six matches and is currently the highest run-scorer of the season.

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