IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore special jersey pays tribute to Covid heroes

Royal Challengers Banglore in the upcoming season of IPL will wear the special jersey with MY COVID HEROES printed on its back. This is RCB way of paying tribute to Covid Warriors around the world.

By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Sep 18, 2020 14:17 IST
IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore special jersey pays tribute to Covid heroes
Royal Challengers Bangalore new Covid Warriors thanksgiving jersey (Image Source- RCB Twitter account)

Royal Challengers Bangalore came up with a unique and impressive way to thank the frontline Covid-19 warriors. In the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League 2020, RCB players will wear the jersey with "My Covid Heroes" written on its rear side. Virat Kholi led team will wear the same Covid thanksgiving edition jerseys during the practice sessions as well as during the matchdays. Royal Challengers Bangalore took their twitter account to make the announcement. RCB shared the post saying, " The RCB team will proudly don a tribute jersey with the message “My Covid Heroes” both during training & matches during the #Dream11IPL in honour of all the Real Challengers who have helped the world during these uncertain times".

In the photo shared by RCB, captain Virat Kholi along with Parthiv Patel and Devdutt Padikkal were seen holding RCB jersey. Players name, number, My covid heroes and DP World (Sponsor) was printed on the jersey. Royal Challengers Bangalore will start their 2020 campaign against SunRisers Hyderabad on September 21 at 7:30 PM (IST) in Dubai International Stadium, Dubai. 

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 RCB bought eight players from IPL auction 2020, most notably- Chrris Morris (10 cr), Aaron Finch (4.4 cr), Kane Richardson (4 cr) and Dale Steyn (2 cr). There are total 21 players in Royal Challengers Banglore 2020 IPL squad. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2020 full schedule with date, time and venue  

1st MATCH– SunRisers Hyderabad Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: 21st September, 7:30 PM (IST) at Dubai.    

2nd MATCH- Kings XI Punjab Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: 24th September, 7:30 PM (IST) at Dubai.  

3rd MATCH- Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Mumbai Indians:  28th September, 7:30 PM(IST) at Dubai.  

4th MATCH- Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Rajasthan Royals:  3rd October, 3:30 PM (IST) at Abu Dhabi.  

5th MATCH- Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Delhi Capitals:  5th October, 7:30 PM (IST) at Dubai.  

6th MATCH- Chennai Super Kings Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore:  5th October, 7:30 PM (IST) at Dubai.  

7th MATCH- Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Kolkata Knight Riders: 10th October, 7:30 PM (IST) at Dubai. 

8th MATCH- Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Kings XI Punjab:  15th October, 7:30 PM (IST) at Sharjah.  

9th MATCH- Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Rajasthan Royals:  17th October, 3:30 PM (IST) at Dubai.  

10th MATCH- Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore:  21st October, 7:30 PM (IST) at Abu Dhabi.  

11th MATCH- Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Chennai Super Kings: 25th October, 3:30 PM (IST) at Dubai.  

12th MATCH- Mumbai Indians Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: 28th October, 7:30 PM (IST) at Abu Dhabi.  

13th MATCH- Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs SunRisers Hyderabad:  31st October, 7:30 PM (IST) at Sharjah. 

 14th MATCH- Delhi Capitals Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: 2nd November, 7:30 PM (IST) at Abu Dhabi.