IPL 2017, RCB vs GL: Blow for Virat Kohli & Co as AB de Villiers ruled out of match due to injury

RCB, who boast of arguably the strongest batting line-up in the competition, are reeling at the bottom of the points table with just one win under their belt after five matches.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
IPL 2017, RCB vs GL: Blow for Virat Kohli & Co as AB de Villiers ruled out of match due to injury

New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore's preparations of getting back to winning ways in the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League suffered a huge blow as AB de Villiers was ruled out of the match against Gujarat Lions due to an injury.

The South African right-hander, who sustained a back injury in a domestic competition back home, was already ruled out of the first couple of matches for the team.

AB took to Twitter to confirm the news when he tweeted, "Disappointed to be missing the match tonight for RCB, due to injury. Good luck to @imVkohli and the team. Lets go @RCBTweets !!"

RCB, who boast of arguably the strongest batting line-up in the competition, are reeling at the bottom of the points table with just one win under their belt after five matches.

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