Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), History, Team Squad, VIVO IPL 2021 Matches

Updated: September 23

ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE (RCB) Team History

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is a franchise cricket team of IPL which is based in Bangalore. It was founded in the year 2008 by United Spirits and named after its liquor brand Royal Challenge. The team plays its home matches at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore.

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RCB Owner

The Bangalore franchise was purchased by the renowned figure Vijay Mallya, for US$111.6 million. This was incidentally the second-highest bid for an IPL team, next only to Reliance Industries’ bid of US$111.9 million for Mumbai Indians. The brand value of this team was estimated to be around 595 crores (US$83 million) in 2019, according to a survey.

E Sala Cup Namde” is the slogan of the RCB fans which means in English: ‘this time, the cup is ours’.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Captain List

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IPL Season Captain
IPL 2020 Season 13Virat Kohli
IPL 2019 Season 12Virat Kohli
IPL 2018 Season 11Virat Kohli
IPL 2017 Season 10Virat Kohli
IPL 2016 Season 9Virat Kohli
IPL 2015 Season 8Virat Kohli
IPL 2014 Season 7Virat Kohli
IPL 2013 Season 6Virat Kohli
IPL 2012 Season 5Daniel Vettori
IPL 2011 Season 4Daniel Vettori
IPL 2010 Season 3Anil Kumble
IPL 2009 Season 2Anil Kumble
IPL 2008 Season 1Rahul Dravid

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RCB Full Squad 2021

Here is the full squad of Royal Challengers Bangalore for vivo IPL 2021:

Virat Kohli (c)

AB de Villiers, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Joshua Phillipe, Devdutt Padikkal, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kane Richardson, Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, Dan Christian, Adam Zampa, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Suyash Prabhudesai and Kona Srikar Bharat, Mohammed Azharuddin.

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RCB Released players 2021

Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore parted ways with 10 players from their squad. Chris Morris, Aaron Finch, Umesh Yadav, Shivam Dube, Dale SteynMoeen Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana and Gurkeerat Mann were the players released.

RCB new players in IPL auction 2021

In the IPL auction 2021, RCB brought the following players:

Glenn Maxwell – Rs 14.25 Crore

Sachin Baby – ₹20 lakhs

Rajat Patidar – ₹20 lakhs

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Mohammed Azharuddeen – ₹20 lakhs

Kyle Jamieson – ₹15 crores

Daniel Christian – ₹4.8 crores

Suyash Prabhudessai – ₹20 lakhs

KS Bharat – ₹20 lakhs

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ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE (RCB) Top 5 highest paid players 2021:

Top 5 expensive players of RCB

              1>Virat Kohli – 17 crores

2> Glenn Maxwell -14.25 crores

             3> A B de Villiers -11 crores

             4> Y. Chahal -6 crore

            5> Daniel Christian -4.8 crore

  • ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE(RCB) Past performance (Team performance, most runs, most wickets):

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Given below if the Royal Challengers Bangalore team performance from 2008-2020:

YearINDIAN PREMIER LEAGUECHAMPIONS LEAGUE
2008League stage (7th/8)Canceled
2009Runners-upLeague stage
2010Playoffs (3rd/8)Semifinalists
2011Runners-upRunners-up
2012League stage (5th/9)DNQ
2013
2014League stage (7th/8)
2015Playoffs (3rd/8)Defunct
YearIPL
2016Runners-up
2017League stage (8th/8)
2018League Stage (6th/8)
2019League Stage (8th/8)
2020Playoffs (4th/8)
  • Most runs: Virat Kohli (6302)
  • Most wickets: Y. Chahal (121)
  • Most century: Chris Gayle (6)
  • The title sponsor for KKR is MUTHOOT FINCORP

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ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE (RCB) schedule for IPL 2021

RCB schedule VIVO IPL 2021

S.NODATE & DAYOPPONENTTIME (IST)VENUE
1April 9, FridayMumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore7:30 PMChennai
2April 14, WednesdaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore7:30 PMChennai
3April 18, SundayRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders3:30 PMChennai
4April 22, ThursdayRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals7:30 PMMumbai
5April 25, SundayChennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore3:30 PMMumbai
6April 27, TuesdayDelhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore7:30 PMAhmedabad
7April 30, FridayPunjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore7:30 PMAhmedabad
8Sep 20, MondayKolkata Knight Riders 7:30 PMAbu Dhabi
9Sep 24, FridayCSK vs RCB7.30 PMSharjah
10Sep 26 9, SundayMI vs RCB 7.30 PMDubai
11Sep 29, WednesdayRR vs RCB 7.30 PMDubai
12Oct 3, SundayPBKS vs RCB3.30 PMSharjah
13Oct 6, WednesdaySRH vs RCB7.30 PMAbu Dhabi
14Oct 8, DubaiDC vs RCB7.30 PMDubai


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