The Royal Challengers Bangalore also known as RCB is a Bangalore, Karnataka based cricket team in the Indian Premier League. Royal Challengers Bangalore reached three times in IPL finals but all timed the loose the match first in 2009 by Deccan Chargers, in 2011 by Chennai Super Kings and in 2016 by Sunrisers Hyderabad. The home ground of the Royal Challengers is the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. The team is currently captained by Virat Kohli and coached by Daniel Vettori. RCB is the second high ranked team in the IPL auctions after Mumbai Indians.
Earlier Katrina Kaif was the brand ambassador of RCB team but not Deepika Padukone took her place. RCB team is owned by Sidhartha Mallya, so of Vijay Mallya. RCB is having many leading batsman like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Shane Watsone and Sarfaraz Khan.
Royal challengers Bangalore changed their entire side for the fourth edition of IPL. They only kept Virat Kohli and the coach Ray Jennings. Although this change was not very fruitful as they were not able to win in both the fourth and fifth editions of IPL. The biggest advantage that Royal Challengers Bangalore had was that they were able to buy the unsold big hitter from Jamaica named Chris Gayle. The inclusion of this match winner was a big boost for the entire Royal Challengers Bangalore team elevating the Bangalore squad as one of the highly valued teams of IPL . Royal challengers Bangalore IPL 2017 squad contains a great host of match winners who can change any match within few over. Bangalore IPL 2017 squad contains strong Indians players who might enrich the national teams middle order in future and probably the next captain of India Virat Kohli. RCB 2017 team squad contains players like Indian pace head Zaheer Khan, Indian medium pace bowler Vinay Kumar, ex Mumbai Indians middle order batsman Sourav Tiwary and many other leading Indian batsman and bowlers.
RCB Squad For IPL 2017
RCB final squad for IPL 2017 – Virat Kohli (C), AB De Villiers, Chris Gayle, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Mandeep Singh, Adam Milne, Sarfaraz Khan, Sreenath Aravind, Kedar Jadhav (WK), Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Samuel badree, Travis Head, Sachin Baby, Iqbal Abdulla, KL Rahul (WK), Avesh Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tymal Mills, Billy Stanlake, Pawan Negi, Praveen Dubey, Aniket Chaudhary
- M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
IPL RCB Team Squad