Royal Challengers Bangalore - The Real Challengers to the Throne
Over the years, Royal Challengers Bangalore have gone toe to toe with some of the best teams in the League. Therefore, it would not be an overstatement to call RCB as the real Underdog of IPL. Representing one of the biggest cities in India, the Royal Challengers currently has some of the best players in the league and a massive fan base all over India.
Trivia for the Hardcore Fan - Royal Challengers Bangalore
Despite being one of the original teams in the League, the team is yet to win the prestigious title. But don’t let that fool you as they are one of the few teams that made it to the finals three times. They have been consistent with their performance and have grown as a team since their debut season in IPL. With Gary Kirsten becoming the Royal Challengers Bangalore coach in 2018, the upcoming matches of RCB seem much more promising now. So, let’s take a look at some of the best Royal Challengers Bangalore players who show some promise for future RCB matches.
- Royal Challengers Bangalore captain, Virat Kohli, is a player known for his exceptional performance in all formats of cricket. An explosive batsman, he has also scored 434 boundaries in IPL, the most in his team. He also stands second in the list of players with the most number of centuries in IPL. With consistently improving captainship, Virat is expected to finally put a grin on the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad with an IPL trophy soon.
- AB de Villiers is another player in the team with many records. He stands second with 186 sixes in the list of players with the most number of sixes. Currently, he also holds the 3rd position in the list of players with the highest individual score (133).
- Yuzvendra Chahal had set the IPL on fire with his mind-boggling performance in the past years. His consistent bowling record gradually helped him to take 82 wickets in 70 matches. With a bowling average of 23.56, he is on his way to becoming the best bowler of IPL.
- Despite being a recent addition to the IPL, Tim Southee has also proved his bowling skills time and again. With a strike rate of 130.86, we can expect some good numbers in the Royal Challengers Bangalore scorecard.
- Umesh Yadav may not have taken the most number of wickets in the team, but he is the player who can stop the other team from scoring runs at crucial junctures. Since 2010, Umesh Yadav has managed to bowl 148 dot balls to date, and this makes him the only player from the team to have made it to the list of players with the most number of dot balls.
- Even though the team has let go some players in the 2019 IPL Auction, the team has managed to rope in some amazing one. Players like Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Dube, Heinrich Klassen, Gurkeerat Singh, Himmat Singh and Prayas Ray Barman have been added and the fans could not be any happier.
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