Updated April 21st, 2024 at 22:22 IST

No Virat Kohli, No problem! Another Bengaluru side wins 'IPL' title and it's not RCB

While Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) may have missed out on the IPL trophy once again this year, there is one team from the city that has not disappointed.

Virat Kohli | Image:BCCI

In a thrilling finale that captivated fans, the Bengaluru Badshahs clinched the title in the fifth edition of the Deaf Indian Premier League, proving that even without cricketing superstar Virat Kohli, the spirit of Bengaluru's cricket prowess remains unyielding. While Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) may have missed out on the IPL trophy once again this year, the Bengaluru Badshahs stepped up to claim the coveted trophy in a gripping display of talent and determination in the Deaf IPL.

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Bengaluru Badshahs win Deaf IPL

The final match of the tournament, held at Maulana Azad Stadium, Jammu, saw the Deaf Bengaluru Badshahs and Deaf Hyderabad Eagles locked in a fierce competition. After an intense battle, the teams were declared joint winners, with Bengaluru Badshahs ultimately clinching the title following a coin toss. Sudershan of Deaf Hyderabad Eagles was recognized as the player of the final match and the best bowler, showcasing outstanding skill and performance throughout the tournament.


The Bengaluru Badshahs demonstrated the depth of talent and resilience present in Bengaluru's cricketing community. With players like Virender Singh and Umar Ashraf Beigh showcasing their exceptional skills, the team showcased a collective effort that led them to the championship title. Virender Singh was honored as the best wicketkeeper, while Umar Ashraf Beigh was recognized as the best fielder of the league, further highlighting the team's all-round strength.

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The championship win by the Bengaluru Badshahs serves as a source of pride and inspiration for cricket enthusiasts in Bengaluru and beyond. As the IPL 2024 season continues to be a disappointing affair for RCB fans, the success of the Bengaluru Badshahs in Deaf IPL offers a refreshing perspective, reminding fans that cricket is a game that transcends individual stardom and celebrates the collective spirit of teamwork, determination, and passion for the sport.


Published April 21st, 2024 at 20:57 IST