Royal Challengers Bangalore Team IPL 2019; Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Team

Royal Challengers Bangalore Team IPL 2019; Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Team

          Even though having a great batting driving force, Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is still searching for that day when they will finally win the title championship. The team which claims of some of the most dynamic batsmen in the cricket world, also including Captain Virat Kohli, the team still doesn’t get the title.

The team made its entry to the finale for the three times but still end up as the runner-ups. Well, the batting department of the team mostly managed to give the lead to the team but it is only the lack of depth in bowling attack which let the team move backward. After seeing many performances we can easily say that the bowling department of RCB is the most likely drawback of the team which needs to be rectified.

Today we are going to talk about Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) from their performances to this year’s edition schedule and also full squad and much more.

About Royal Challengers Bangalore

The Royal Challengers Bangalore is a franchise cricket team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) which is based in Bangalore. The team has made overall three final appearances in the IPL such as in the year 2009 against the Deccan Chargers, in 2011 against Chennai Super Kings and last in the year 2016 against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, but unfortunately, the team loses all of them.

The home ground of the Royal Challengers is the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium which is located in Bangalore. Virat Kohli is the current captain of the team and Gary Kirsten is the team coach. The team holds both the records of the highest as well as the lowest total in the IPL (263/5 and 49).

Royal Challengers Bangalore Management And Support Staff

Owner – United Spirits Limited – England Diageo

Team director – Sanjeev Churiwala

Team and cricket operations manager – Avinash Vaidya

Head coach – Gary Kirsten

Bowling coach – Ashish Nehra

Strength and conditioning coach – Basu Shanker

Physiotherapist – Evan Speechly

RCB Full Squad:

Virat Kohli(captain), AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Heinrich Klaasen, Moeen Ali, Himmat Singh, Navdeep Saini, Shivam Dube, Milind Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Marcus Stoinis, Colin de Grandhomme, Prayas Barman, Kulwant Khejroliya, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Mohammed Siraj, Akshdeep Nath, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Nathan Coulter-Nile

RCB Primary Playing XI:

Devdutt Paddikal, Parthiv Patel (wk), Virat Kohli (c), Ab de Villiers, Gurkeerat Singh, Shimron Hetmyer, Tim Southee, Marcus Stoinis/Colin de Grandhomme, Umesh Yadav, Pawan Negi/Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal

RCB IPL Seasons Performance Summary

YearIndian Premier League
2008League stage (7th/8)
2009Runners-up
2010Playoffs (4th/8)
2011Runners-up
2012League stage (5th/9)
2013League stage (5th/9)
2014League stage (7th/8)
2015Playoffs (3rd/8)
2016Runners-up
2017League stage (8th/8)
2018League Stage (6th/8)

RCB Schedule For IPL 2019:

Match 1:

Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

23 Mar 2019 (Saturday, 8:00 PM)

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Match 2:

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians

28 March 2019 (Thursday, 8:00 PM)

M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Match 3:

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

31st March 2019 (Sunday, 4:00 PM)

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Match 4:

Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

2 April 2019 (Tuesday, 8:00 PM)

Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

Match 5:

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders

5 April 2019 (Friday, 8:00 PM)

M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

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