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The things you should know about Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2020 [RCB]

Fast Things of RCB:

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is one of the most entertaining and exciting franchises in Indian Premier League (IPL). RCB played their first match of the IPL on the year 2008 April 18. Over the years RCB had a lot of up and downs. It is the team which is known for its Fan followings. RCB till now 2019 never won any IPL tournament or trophy but their fans will never lose their hope and always cheers the team.

The things you should know about Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2020 [RCB]
The things you should know about Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2020 [RCB]

In IPL RCB only has the highest and lowest team total in the league. 263/5 is the highest Team total and 49 is the lowest team total of IPL and both are made by RCB only. RCB was runner up of 2009, 2011 and 2016 but never won the trophy. Virat Kohli is the captain of RCB since 2013.

However, in the last 3 IPL, the team was not performed well as it was capable. In the last 3 years, it is at the bottom of the points table. However, some players played well but due to weakness in the middle order, death over bowling, misfields, unavailability of main players and so on.

Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) in IPL 2020:

This year is the 13th year of IPL that is 13th IPL Season for the IPL Cricket franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). RCB is one of the teams in 8 teams which played in all seasons of IPL.


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

Coaching staff:

Owner - Vijay Mallya (United Spirits Limited - Diageo)
Chairman - Sanjeev Churiwala
Team manager- Soumyadeep Pyne
Director of cricket operations- Mike Hesson
Head coach - Simon Katich
Batting and Spin bowling coach - Sridharan Sriram
Fast bowling coach - Adam Griffith
Head of scouting - Malolan Rangarajan
Strength and conditioning coach - Basu Shanker

Physiotherapist - Evan Speechly
Sports massage therapist - Navnita Gautam

Current Squad before Auction:

No. Name Nat Birthdate Batting Style Bowling Style Signed Year Salary Notes
17 AB de Villiers South Africa 17 February 1984 
(age 35)
Right-handed Right-arm medium 2018 ₹11 crores
(US$1.6 million)
Overseas, Vice-captain
18 Virat Kohli India 5 November 1988
(age 31)
Right-handed Right-arm medium 2018 ₹17 crores
29 Gurkeerat Singh India 29 June 1990
(age 29)
Right-handed Right-arm off-break 2019 ₹50 lakh
Occasional wicket-keeper
N/A Devdutt Padikkal India 7 July 2000
(age 19)
Left-handed Right-arm off-break 2019 ₹20 lakh (US$29,000) -

No. Name Nat Birthdate Batting Style Bowling Style Signed Year Salary Notes
7 Shivam Dube India 26 June 1993 (age 26) Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast 2019 ₹5 crores 
8 Moeen Ali England 18 June 1987 (age 32) Left-handed Right-arm off-break 2018 ₹1.7 crores 
51 Pawan Negi India 6 January 1993 (age 26) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox 2018 ₹1 crore 
555 Washington Sundar India 5 October 1999 (age 20) Left-handed Right-arm off-break 2018 ₹3.2 crores 

No. Name Nat Birthdate Batting Style Bowling Style Signed Year Salary Notes
3 Yuzvendra Chahal India 23 July 1990 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm leg break 2018 ₹6 crores 
13 Mohammed Siraj India 13 March 1994 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2018 ₹2.6 crores 
13 Umesh Yadav India 25 October 1987 (age 32) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2018 ₹4.2 crores 
23 Navdeep Saini India 23 November 1993 (age 26) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium 2018 ₹3 crores 

No. Name Nat Birthdate Batting Style Bowling Style Signed Year Salary Notes
72 Parthiv Patel India 9 March 1985 (age 34) Left-handed - 2018 ₹1.7 crores 

Captain Kohli's Tweet to RCB Fans:


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