IPL 2017: Virat Kohli hints at date of possible return for Royal Challengers Bangalore

New Delhi:  India captain Virat Kohli dropped hints that he may just make a return from injury in Royal Challengers Bangalore's encounter against Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) on 14 April.

Kohli posted a video on his instagram account of his gym session. He was seen doing a weightlifting clean and jerk drill. The effortlessly that he was seen lifting weights is an indicator that he is slowly and surely regaining full strength in his shoulders.


Can't wait to get back onto the field. Almost there now . 14th April

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"Can't wait to get back onto the field. Almost there now ??????. 14th April ?," his post although had a question mark which means that his return is still not 100 percent confirmed.

Kohli injured his shoulder while fielding during the third Test against Australia at Ranchi. He subsequently missed the fourth Test in Dharamsala.

Kohli has time and again said that Indian cricket is his primary focus and he would only be back when he is 120 percent fit.

Kohli's absence from the field has hurt RCB in the 10th edition of the league, with the franchise losing two of their first three games. While they managed to scrape past against Delhi Daredevils, they were beaten by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 35 runs and 8 wickets respectively.

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Updated Date: Apr 11, 2017 18:04:32 IST

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