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“Great gesture” – Twitter reacts as RCB wears black armband to give tribute to Harshal Patel’s sister


Match number 22 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is ongoing between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Mumbai DY Patil Stadium.


If you are watching the match live from the stadium or through your television screen, you will Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)’s players are wearing black armband, which might make you wonder why so.

The reason that the Bangalore based Faf du Plessis led side is wearing black armband is because, you may remember that RCB’s pace bowler Harshal Patel left the bio-bubble as his sister has passed away.


So pay tribute and give solidarity to Harshal Patel and his family, the Royal Challengers Bangalore management and players decided to wear the black armband.

As for the match, Faf du Plessis won the toss against his former team Chennai Super Kings and opted to bowl first, like the tradition has been.

While as of writing this article, Chennai Super Kings have scored 42 runs and have already lost 2 wickets of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Moeen Ali.


But, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)’s gesture has really won the heart of the fans. Here’s how Twitter reacted to the RCB’s great gesture.

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