Siddaramaiah, the Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka, took a break from his hectic political schedule to enjoy the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Mumbai Indians (MI) on Sunday evening. The former Chief Minister of Karnataka shared a photograph of himself watching the match on his social media handle, expressing his unwavering support for his favorite team, RCB.
A self-proclaimed cricket enthusiast, Siddaramaiah recently revealed his love for the sport in an interview, stating that it has always been his favorite. He also shared that he admires legendary players such as Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, Gundappa Vishwanath, and Kapil Dev.
In his social media post, Siddaramaiah expressed his confidence in RCB’s chances of winning the coveted IPL trophy and reiterated his support for the team as a proud Kannadiga. “Cricket is my favorite sport and RCB is my pride team. Wishes of crores of people like him with the RCB team. I have confidence that the team will win the cup. As a Kannadiga, my support will always be for RCB,” he wrote.
With the assembly election in Karnataka just around the corner, Siddaramaiah’s brief respite to enjoy the IPL match has garnered attention from his supporters and critics alike.
ಕ್ರಿಕೆಟ್ ನನ್ನ ಇಷ್ಟದ ಆಟ,
ಆರ್ಸಿಬಿ ನನ್ನ ಹೆಮ್ಮೆಯ ತಂಡ..
ನನ್ನಂತಹ ಕೋಟ್ಯಂತರ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳ ಹಾರೈಕೆ ಆರ್.ಸಿ.ಬಿ ಹುಡುಗರ ಜೊತೆಗಿದೆ..
ಇಂದಲ್ಲ ನಾಳೆ ನಮ್ಮವರೂ ಕಪ್ ಗೆಲ್ಲುತ್ತಾರೆ ಎಂಬ ವಿಶ್ವಾಸ ನನಗಿದೆ.
ಓರ್ವ ಕನ್ನಡಿಗನಾಗಿ ನನ್ನ ಬೆಂಬಲ ಯಾವಾಗಲೂ ನಮ್ಮ ಆರ್ಸಿಬಿಗೆ.@RCBTweets #RCBvMI pic.twitter.com/KgCOrbsNle
— Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) April 2, 2023
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