It is the same bus used for 2008 U-19 WC triumph

Virat Kohli and co will ride an open BMTC bus if RCB wins IPL finalPTI/file photo
news Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 09:43

As Royal Challengers Bangalore look for their first ever IPL trophy in the grand finale to be played at their home turf later on Sunday, the plans for their victory march are already on the way.

Bangalore Mirror reports that an open bus which is essential for these occasions will be a BMTC-bus only similar to that of the country’s triumph in 2008 U-19 World Cup.

Incidentally, that team was also led by the present Indian Test captain and RCB skipper Virat Kohli.

BM reported that the victorious U-19 team undertook a 10-km victory lap in the city and keen to repeat the performance. Permission has been obtained from necessary authorities to hold the victory parade is already in place.

"Necessary permissions for the roadshow, which will start on Monday morning from the Ritz Carlton Hotel, have been taken. The procession will go via MG Road to Chinnaswamy stadium. This will culminate in a grand ceremony at the stadium with a music concert by Raghu Dixit," a KSCA source told BM.

"This time also we have chosen the same lucky bus for Virat and company. The bus is being readied and we are decorating it to suit RCB and Virat Kohli," an RCB official in-charge of the special arrangements told BM.


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