AB de Villiers, a former South Africa captain, has arrived in Dubai to join the Royal Challengers Bangalore camp (RCB) ahead of the second leg IPL 2021.
De Villiers will need to be quarantined for six days before he can return to the ground for his training sessions. De Villiers posted updates to his Instagram account to share his arrival in Dubai.
“A pleasant and enjoyable trip to the UAE, from the warm welcome at @jatheresort to the helpful @emirates staff. Exciting 6 weeks ahead. De Villiers wrote, “And not a poor view from our bedroom.”
De Villiers scored 207 runs during the first half IPL 2021 India at an average of 51.75 runs and a strike rate of 162.28. This includes two fifties.
The majority of the RCB players from the country reached Dubai on the 29th of August and began training shortly after completing quarantine.
In a YouTube video, Mike Hesson, director of cricket operations and coach, stated that de Villiers would be arriving in Dubai Monday. “ABD is already at the airport, so he’ll be on his way.” Hesson said that Glenn Maxwell, an Australian all-rounder, will be joining the team in 2-3 days. Kyle Jamieson, a New Zealand all-rounder will join the team on September 10.
With 10 points from seven matches, Bangalore is currently third in the points table. They will be facing the Kolkata Knight Riders in their IPL 2021 match at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on September 20.