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

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are a professional cricket team based in Bangalore, India, that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL). They’re one of the most popular teams in the league, known for their star-studded lineups and passionate fan base, though they haven’t yet managed to lift the IPL trophy.

About RCB:

  • Full name: Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Founded: 2008
  • Based in: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Home ground: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
  • Captain: Faf du Plessis
  • Head coach: Sanjay Bangar
  • Owner: United Spirits Limited
  • Nicknames: RCB, Red Army
  • Indian Premier League (IPL) titles: 0

Achievements:

  • Runners-up in the IPL: 3 times (2009, 2011, 2015)
  • Won the Fairplay Award in the IPL: 4 times (2009, 2010, 2011, 2015)

Famous players:

  • Virat Kohli: Former captain and star batsman
  • AB de Villiers: Former South African batsman and wicket-keeper
  • Glenn Maxwell: Australian all-rounder
  • Yuzvendra Chahal: Indian leg-spinner
  • Mohammed Siraj: Indian fast bowler

RCB is one of the most popular teams in the IPL, known for its aggressive batting and passionate fan base. Despite not yet winning the IPL championship, they have a strong team and are always considered contenders.

RCB Squad 2024


Player
RoleBatting StyleBowling StyleNationality
Faf du Plessis (c)Top-order BatterRight-handSouth Africa
Virat KohliTop-order BatterRight-handRight-arm Off-spinIndia
Rajat PatidarTop-order BatterRight-handRight-arm Leg-spinIndia
Glenn MaxwellAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm Off-spinAustralia
Anuj RawatWicket-keeper BatterLeft-handIndia
Dinesh KarthikWicket-keeper BatterRight-handRight-arm Leg-breakIndia
Suyash PrabhudessaiMiddle-order BatterLeft-handIndia
Will JacksAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm Off-spinEngland
Mahipal LomrorAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm Off-breakIndia
Karn SharmaAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm Leg-spinIndia
Manoj BhandageAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm MediumIndia
Mayank DagarAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm MediumIndia
Lockie FergusonFast BowlerRight-handRight-arm FastNew Zealand
Alzarri JosephFast BowlerRight-handRight-arm FastWest Indies
Mohammed SirajFast BowlerRight-handRight-arm FastIndia
Reece TopleyFast BowlerLeft-handLeft-arm FastEngland
Himanshu SharmaFast BowlerRight-handRight-arm MediumIndia
Rajan KumarSpinnerLeft-handLeft-arm OrthodoxIndia
Cameron GreenAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm Fast-mediumAustralia
Tom CurranAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm MediumEngland
Swapnil SinghAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm Leg-spinIndia
Saurav ChauhanTop-order BatterLeft-handIndia
Yash DayalFast BowlerRight-handRight-arm FastIndia
Vijaykumar VyshakFast BowlerRight-handRight-arm MediumIndia

Head-To-Head Record

RCB vs LSG

Overall:

  • Matches played: 4
  • RCB wins: 3
  • LSG wins: 1

Recent Results:

  • 2023 Match 43 (Eden Gardens): RCB won by 18 runs
  • 2023 Match 53 (Lucknow): LSG won by 1 wicket

Highest Scores:

  • RCB: 212 (2023 Match 19)
  • LSG: 213 (2023 Match 53)

Individual Top Performers:

  • RCB: Faf du Plessis (175 runs)
  • LSG: KL Rahul (110 runs)

RCB vs MI

Overall:

  • Matches played: 32 (as of today, December 20, 2023)
  • MI wins: 18
  • RCB wins: 13
  • Tied: 1

Recent Results:

  • 2022 Match 39 (Pune): RCB won by 7 wickets
  • 2022 Match 65 (Wankhede): MI won by 5 wickets

Highest Scores:

  • RCB: 235 (2015)
  • MI: 219 (2019)

Individual Top Performers:

  • RCB: Chris Gayle (938 runs)
  • MI: Rohit Sharma (833 runs)

RCB vs GT

Overall:

  • Matches played: 3
  • RCB wins: 1
  • GT wins: 2

Recent Results:

  • 2023 Match 70 (Bangalore): RCB won by 8 wickets
  • 2023 Match 34 (Mumbai): GT won by 6 wickets

Highest Scores:

  • RCB: 197 (2023 Match 70)
  • GT: 198 (2022 Match 19)

Individual Top Performers:

  • RCB: Virat Kohli (232 runs)
  • GT: Shubman Gill (136 runs)

RCB vs DC

Overall:

  • Matches played: 30
  • RCB wins: 18
  • DC wins: 11
  • No result: 1

Recent Results:

  • RCB has dominated the recent encounters, winning the last four matches against DC in a row.

Highest Scores:

  • RCB: 215 (2021)
  • DC: 202 (2020)

Individual Top Performers:

  • RCB: Virat Kohli (1030 runs)
  • DC: Rishabh Pant (467 runs)

RCB vs RR

RCB vs RR

Overall:

  • Matches played: 30 (as of December 20, 2023)
  • RCB wins: 15
  • RR wins: 12
  • No result: 3

Recent Results:

  • RCB has won the last two encounters between the teams, both in the 2023 season.

Highest Scores:

  • RCB: 200 (2015)
  • RR: 222 (2013)

Individual Top Performers:

  • RCB: Virat Kohli (618 runs)
  • RR: Ajinkya Rahane (347 runs)

RCB vs KKR

Overall Head-to-Head Record:

  • Matches Played: 32
  • RCB Wins: 14
  • KKR Wins: 17
  • No Result: 1

Recent Results:

  • KKR has won the last two encounters between the teams, both in the 2023 season.

Highest Scores:

  • RCB: 213 (2015)
  • KKR: 222 (2013)

Individual Top Performers:

  • RCB: Virat Kohli (729 runs)
  • KKR: Chris Lynn (595 runs)

RCB vs CSK

Overall:

  • Matches Played: 31
  • CSK Wins: 20
  • RCB Wins: 10
  • No Result: 1

Recent Results:

  • RCB emerged victorious in the last encounter between the two teams in the 2023 season, breaking their losing streak against CSK.

Highest Scores:

  • CSK: 226 (2015)
  • RCB: 218 (2010)

Individual Top Performers:

  • CSK: Suresh Raina (730 runs)
  • RCB: Virat Kohli (962 runs)

RCB vs PBKs

Overall:

  • Matches Played: 31
  • RCB Wins: 14
  • PBKS Wins: 17
  • No Result: 0

Recent Results:

  • RCB has won the last two encounters between the teams, both in the 2023 season.

Highest Scores:

  • RCB: 226 (2015)
  • PBKS: 232 (2014)

Individual Top Performers:

  • RCB: Virat Kohli (873 runs)
  • PBKS: David Miller (470 runs)

RCB vs SRH

Overall:

  • Matches Played: 23
  • SRH Wins: 12
  • RCB Wins: 10
  • No Result: 1

Recent Results:

  • RCB emerged victorious in the last encounter between the two teams in the 2023 season, breaking their two-match losing streak against SRH.

Highest Scores:

  • SRH: 231 (2014)
  • RCB: 227 (2018)

Individual Top Performers:

  • SRH: David Warner (647 runs)
  • RCB: Virat Kohli (669 runs)

Royal Challengers Bangalore FAQs

Q1. Who is the owner of RCB?
The team is owned by United Spirits Limited, a Diageo Group company.
Q2. What if RCB won the final?
If RCB, the RCB, had won the final of the most recent IPL season, it would have sent shockwaves through the cricket world and ignited immense celebration in Bangalore and beyond. Let’s imagine the potential consequences:
Q3. How many times RCB won IPL?

  • Times played in the IPL final: 3 (2009, 2011, 2016)
  • Times won the IPL: 0

Q4. who is the captain of RCB?
Faf du Plessis
Q5. when is RCB match?
begin in April 2024
Q6. who is the captain of RCB in IPL 2023?
Faf du Plessis was indeed the captain of RCB for the 2023 IPL season.
Q7. how many times RCB qualified for playoffs?

  • 2009 | 2 | Yes (Reached Final)
  • 2010 | 3 | Yes (Reached Final)
  • 2011 | 4 | Yes (Reached Final)
  • 2015 | 8 | Yes (Reached 3rd Place)
  • 2016 | 9 | Yes (Reached Final)
  • 2020 | 13 | Yes (Eliminated in Qualifier 1)
  • 2021 | 14 | Yes (Eliminated in Qualifier 2)
  • 2022 | 15 | Yes (Eliminated in Qualifier 1)

Q8. why RCB wear green jersey?
This special green jersey is part of their “Go Green” initiative, aiming to raise awareness about environmental protection. Here’s a breakdown of the reasons behind their green kit.
Q9. How many times RCB played final?
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have actually played in the IPL final 3 times.

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