RCB IPL 2024: Royal Challengers Bangalore Full Squad List

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are a cricket team based in Bengaluru, India, that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL). They’re one of the most…

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are a cricket team based in Bengaluru, India, that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL). They’re one of the most popular teams in the league, despite not yet having won the championship.

Batsmen:

Faf du Plessis (c):

Du Plessis has been a crucial player for RCB since his arrival in 2022. His calm and composed leadership, coupled with his explosive batting, has brought a new dimension to the team. In the previous season, he emerged as the highest run-scorer for RCB with 532 runs at an impressive strike rate of 133.87.

Here’s a closer look at Faf du Plessis’ statistics in the IPL:

  • Matches: 86
  • Runs: 3109
  • Average: 36.37
  • Strike Rate: 124.88
  • Highest Score: 122

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is a former captain of the Indian national cricket team and a current player for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the sport, and the best of this era.

Here are some of Virat Kohli’s career highlights:

  • International debut: 2008
  • Cricket World Cup winner: 2011
  • ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year: 2012, 2017, 2018
  • ICC Test Cricketer of the Year: 2018
  • Top Test batsman in the world: 2016-2021
  • Top ODI batsman in the world: 2013-2018
  • Highest run-scorer in ODI cricket: 12,311 runs
  • Highest run-scorer in T20I cricket: 3296 runs
  • Most centuries in ODI cricket: 70 centuries
  • Leader of India to the top of the Test rankings for five consecutive years
  • Leader of India to the final of the 2019 Cricket World Cup

Rajat Patidar

Rajat Patidar is an Indian cricketer who plays for Madhya Pradesh in domestic cricket and for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He is a right-handed top order batter and off-spinner.

Here are some of Rajat Patidar’s career highlights:

  • IPL debut: 2021
  • Highest score in IPL: 112
  • Most runs in IPL: 421
  • IPL Eliminator winner: 2023

Anuj Rawat

Anuj Rawat, hailing from Uttarakhand, is a young and exciting left-handed opening batsman and wicket-keeper who has recently captured the attention of cricket fans globally, particularly those supporting the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Here’s a closer look at his journey and his potential impact on RCB:

Overview:

  • Debut: 2021 with Rajasthan Royals
  • Current Team: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
  • Matches: 19
  • Runs: 220
  • Average: 18.33
  • Highest Score: 66
  • Wicket-keeping: Has kept wickets in some matches

Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik, fondly known as DK, is an Indian cricketer who has been a stalwart of the Indian Premier League since its inception in 2008. Known for his explosive batting, particularly in the later stages of an innings, and his agile wicket-keeping skills, DK has represented a total of six different teams throughout his IPL journey:

  • Delhi Daredevils (2008-2010)
  • Kings XI Punjab (2011-2013)
  • Mumbai Indians (2013-2014)
  • Delhi Capitals (2014-2015)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (2015)
  • Gujarat Lions (2016-2017)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders (2018-2022)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (2023-present)

Suyash Prabhudessai

Suyash Prabhudessai is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League and Goa in domestic cricket. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

Overview:

  • Debut: 2023 with Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Current Team: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
  • Matches: 10
  • Runs: 274
  • Average: 34.28
  • Highest Score: 66
  • Strike Rate: 138.12

Will Jacks

Will Jacks, the explosive English batsman, has recently garnered much attention with his impressive performances in T20 cricket, particularly in the English County Championship and The Hundred. Here’s a closer look at his profile:

Overview:

  • Matches: 6
  • Runs: 193
  • Average: 38.60
  • Highest Score: 41
  • Strike Rate: 121.51
  • Wickets: 7
  • Best Bowling Figures: 2/16

Mahipal Lomror

Mahipal Lomror is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Rajasthan in domestic cricket. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm off-spin bowler.

Here’s a glimpse of Mahipal Lomror’s IPL stats so far:

  • Matches: 30
  • Runs: 300
  • Average: 16.67
  • Highest Score: 43
  • Strike Rate: 112.45
  • Wickets: 1
  • Best Bowling Figures: 1/22
  • Teams Played for: Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), Rajasthan Royals

All-rounders:

Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell! He’s one of the most exciting and entertaining players in the history of cricket, and his presence in the Indian Premier League always adds a spark of unpredictability and brilliance. Here’s a comprehensive overview of his journey in the IPL, complete with his recent declaration about continuing to play until he “can’t walk anymore”:

Maxwell’s IPL Odyssey:

  • Debut: 2010 with Delhi Daredevils
  • Teams Played For: Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore (current team)
  • Matches: 110
  • Runs: 2102
  • Average: 21.40
  • Highest Score: 113*
  • Strike Rate: 149.33
  • Wickets: 30
  • Best Bowling Figures: 4/21

Cameron Green

Cameron Green, the Australian all-rounder with boundless potential, has already made a significant impact in his short IPL career. He’s carved a unique space for himself as a young talent with both blistering batting and handy seam bowling, captivating fans and adding immense value to the Mumbai Indians. Let’s delve into his IPL journey so far:

A Meteoric Debut:

  • Debut: 2023 with Mumbai Indians
  • Matches: 16
  • Runs: 452
  • Average: 50.22
  • Highest Score: 100*
  • Strike Rate: 160.28
  • Wickets: 6
  • Best Bowling Figures: 2/41

Yash Dayal

Yash Dayal is a rising star in the Indian cricketing world, currently playing as a left-arm fast bowler for the Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has quickly grabbed attention with his pace, swing, and wicket-taking abilities.

A Dream Debut and Rising Stardom:

  • Debut: 2022 with Gujarat Titans
  • Matches: 20 (combined 2022 and 2023 seasons)
  • Wickets: 22 (combined 2022 and 2023 seasons)
  • Best Bowling Figures: 3/40 (2022)
  • Average: 30.18 (combined 2022 and 2023 seasons)
  • Economy Rate: 9.63 (combined 2022 and 2023 seasons)

Spinners:

Karn Sharma

Karn Sharma is a left-handed wrist spinner bowler from Meerut, India. He has been a prominent figure in the Indian domestic cricket scene for over a decade and has also tasted success in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Here’s a glimpse into his impressive career:

Overall Stats:

  • Matches: 74
  • Wickets: 69
  • Average: 26.57
  • Economy Rate: 8.14
  • Best Bowling Figures: 4/16
  • Teams Played For: Sunrisers Hyderabad (2013-2015), Mumbai Indians (2016-2017), Chennai Super Kings (2018), Royal Challengers Bangalore (2023)

Manoj Bhandage

Manoj Bhandage is a young and talented all-rounder from Karnataka, India. He plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Manoj Bhandage – A Rising Talent in Indian Cricket:

  • Age: 25 years old (born October 5, 1998)
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Role: Left-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler
  • Domestic Team: Karnataka

Mayank Dagar

Mayank Dagar is an Indian cricketer who plays for Himachal Pradesh in domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is a right-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler.

Mayank Dagar IPL Stats

  • Matches: 13
  • Runs: 112
  • Wickets: 10
  • Best bowling figure: 3/19
  • Economy rate: 7.55

Fast bowlers:

Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj is a rising star in the Indian cricket landscape, a right-arm fast bowler born in Hyderabad on March 13, 1994. His journey to the international stage is an inspiring tale of grit and determination, overcoming humble beginnings to become a national hero.

Early Days and Rising to Prominence:

  • Debut: 2017 for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
  • Current Team: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
  • Matches: 79 (as of December 19, 2023)
  • Wickets: 78
  • Best Bowling Figures: 4/21 (for SRH against Mumbai Indians in 2017)

Reece Topley

The Reece Topley and his IPL career contained inaccurate information. Reece Topley has not yet played in the Indian Premier League. He has been linked to the tournament in the past, with rumors of potential drafts or auctions, but as of today, December 19, 2023, he has not made his IPL debut.

Here’s a corrected overview of Reece Topley:

  • Age: 34 years old (born January 23, 1989)
  • Nationality: English
  • Role: Left-arm fast bowler
  • Teams: Leicestershire County Cricket Club (English County Cricket), England national team

Akash Deep

Akash Deep, the young pace sensation from Bengal, has taken the Indian Premier League (IPL) by storm with his raw pace and wicket-taking ability. His fiery spells and consistent performances have made him a vital cog in the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bowling attack and a bright prospect for Indian cricket.

From Domestic Cricketer to IPL Star:

  • Age: 27 years old (born December 15, 1996)
  • Teams: Bengal (domestic), Royal Challengers Bangalore (IPL)
  • Debut: 2019 (Twenty20 for Bengal)
  • Role: Right-arm fast-medium bowler
  • IPL Appearances: 21
  • Wickets: 26

Himanshu Sharma

Himanshu Sharma is an Indian cricketer who plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is a leg-break bowler who bats right-handed. He can primarily spin the ball both ways.

Batting:

  • Matches: 1
  • Innings: 0
  • Runs: 0
  • Highest Score: 0
  • Average: –
  • Strike Rate: –

Bowling:

  • Matches: 3
  • Overs: 7.3
  • Runs Conceded: 56
  • Wickets: 0
  • Best Bowling Figures: 0/28
  • Economy Rate: 7.40

Alzarri Joseph

Alzarri Joseph! The talented pace bowler from Antigua and Barbuda. He’s definitely someone to be excited about in the world of cricket.

Overall:

  • Matches: 19
  • Wickets: 20
  • Average: 28.80
  • Economy Rate: 9.19
  • Best Bowling Figures: 6/12

Tom Banton (unofficial, source needed)

Tom Banton (born 11 November 1998) is an English cricketer who plays for Somerset County Cricket Club. He is a wicket-keeper batsman who is known for his aggressive batting style.

  • Matches: 2
  • Runs: 18
  • Highest Score: 10
  • Average: 9.00
  • Strike Rate: 90.00
  • 50s: 0
  • 100s: 0
  • 4s: 1
  • 6s: 1

Note: This list is based on confirmed retentions and auctions from December 19, 2023. Some details like Tom Banton’s inclusion require further confirmation.

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