King Kohli wins hearts on day one in Chennai

On Thursday, Royal Challengers Bangalore, along with skipper Virat Kohli, arrived in Chennai for the IPL 2019 opener against Chennai Super Kings.

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli (third in the queue) with AB de Villiers and Yuzvendra Chahal at Chennai airport on Thursday. Photo: M. Vedhan Photo: M. VEDHAN
RCB head coach Gary Kirsten and bowling coach Ashish Nehra. Photo: M. Vedhan Photo: M. VEDHAN
Media followed Kohli till the team bus. Photo: M. Vedhan Photo: M. VEDHAN
M.S. Dhoni and Kohli had a brief chat amid the evening training session at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Photo: PTI Photo: PTI
Apart from batting at nets, Kohli also played football with his RCB team-mates. Photo: PTI Photo: PTI
Before leaving, Kohli signed autographs for fans. Photo: K. Pichumani Photo: K. PICHUMANI