RCB announced that they would appear in Blue Jersey for their first match of the IPL 2021 phase 2 where they face KKR on September 20.
RCB Blue Jersey – Set to Play Against KKR
In a tweet from the official handle, it confirmed the news: “RCB to wear Blue Jersey v KKR on 20th We at RCB are honoured to sport the Blue kit, that resembles the colour of the PPE kits of the frontline warriors, to pay tribute to their invaluable service while leading the fight against the Covid pandemic.”
RCB to wear Blue Jersey v KKR on 20th
We at RCB are honoured to sport the Blue kit, that resembles the colour of the PPE kits of the frontline warriors, to pay tribute to their invaluable service while leading the fight against the Covid pandemic.#PlayBold #1Team1Fight pic.twitter.com/r0NPBdybAS
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 14, 2021
Earlier this year, Virat Kohli had announced that his franchise will be making a financial contribution to help the healthcare infrastructure related to Oxygen support in Bengaluru and other cities of the country.
RCB had joined hands with the Give India Foundation to provide around 100 units of oxygen concentrators to extend support in Bangalore, and other cities. Since the start of the pandemic last year, RCB’s parent company, Diageo India has manufactured and distributed 3 lakh litres of sanitisers and committed 75 Crores INR towards the programme to support the Indian hospitality sector.
UAE in IPL 2021
The Kohli-led side would like to get the UAE leg off to a winning start and take one step closer to making the playoffs. Currently, with five wins from seven games, they are placed 3rd in the IPL 2021 points table.
Kohli has said that he is looking forward to this exciting T20 phase. “I am very excited to see them with the whole group at practice & very excited to resume a very good season that we started last time around,” he said in a video posted by RCB social media team on Monday.
When RCB Wears Blue Jersey?
RCB team set to wear the blue jersey against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on September 20, 2021. It’s their first match in this second phase of IPL 2021 happening in UAE.
Why RCB Wearing Blue Jersey?
The RCB blue jersey indicated the color of PPE kit color, which in turn is to show the support towards front-line workers in this tough period and will do charity to help in crisis management during this pandemic. Jersey will have safety quotes at the back, like “Wear A Mask”, “Wash Hands and Sanitize Regularly”.
Why is RCB not Wearing Green Jersey?
Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) used to wear Green Jersey every year as a “Go Green” initiative. This year, instead of Go Green Initiative, RCB has taken the need of an hour approach to show support towards front-line workers in C-19.
Where to buy RCB blue Jersey?
As of now, the RCB Merchandise doesn’t have green or blue jerseys in their shop. The franchise still has its regular jersey like RCB Replica Jersey, Fan jersey, Fanwear Tee, Shorts, Pants, and Flipflop to sell here – Check Out
RCB is Auctioning Blue Jersey
Blue jerseys resembling the colour of the PPE kits of frontline warriors, worn by our players on the 20th Sept v KKR, will be auctioned on @FankindOfficial. Proceeds from the auction will be used for free vaccination among lesser privileged communities in India.#1Team1Fight pic.twitter.com/QDK5q3kVGT
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 18, 2021