Who are the Chokers of IPL? The term “chokers” is often used in sports to describe a team or player who consistently fails to perform well in important or high-pressure situations. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), there are a few teams that have been labeled as “chokers” due to their tendency to falter in important matches or during the latter stages of the tournament. These teams have a reputation for performing poorly in the playoffs or in the final match.
Some examples include but are not limited to, teams such as Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab, who have consistently failed to win the IPL despite reaching the playoffs or the final match multiple times.
It is also important to note that this term is subjective and can change based on the performance of the teams in the current or upcoming season.
Why is Virat Kohli’s RCB called ‘the chokers’?
RCB, led by Virat Kohli, has had a history of coming up short (chokers of IPL) in crucial moments during IPL seasons. Their latest defeat in a knock-out match has left fans disappointed once again. It is also worth noting that this season marks Virat Kohli’s last as captain of the Bangalore team.
Which team deserves the “CHOKERS” tag in IPL?
The Royal Challengers Bangalore possess a strong roster in the Indian Premier League, yet have yet to secure a title. They boast a formidable opening partnership with Chris Gayle, and a middle order featuring Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers.
Additionally, the team includes talented young players such as Sarfaraz Khan and Yuzvendra Chahal, as well as T20 specialist Mitchell Starc in their bowling attack. But they didn’t catch up with any title like South Africa. Therefore, They were called “CHOKERS” In the Indian primer league.
As soon as RCB lost the game, users took to social media to have fun at Virat Kohli’s expense.
“Once a choker always a choker,” a fan taunted Kohli on Twitter.
“Dear HaarCB and Chokli fans, No trophy till you kick that panauti out from team,” another argued referring to Virat Kohli as the “curse” that has inflicted RCB since IPL’s inception.
“Kings perform when it matters the most, chokers can only choke,” a third wrote.
Why does RCB choke?
Obviously because of their past records of making it to the big matches and losing it there. Choking is the word used to refer to the act of being flawless throughout the tournament but not being able to come out as the winner on the big stage. Should Kohli leave RCB?
Who is the biggest choker in IPL?
Virat Kohli’s RCB has become the chokers of IPL seasons of all time.
Once a choker, always a choker’: RCB’s consistency of not winning the IPL trophy
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