Royal Challengers Bangalore is one of the most followed teams in the IPL yet it’s a fact that RCB is an underperforming team. Each year, they are believed to be strong and one of the contenders. But they end up disappointing the fans. RCB reached three times in the IPL finals but losing all.
RCB will play its 1st match of IPL 2019 against the last year champions Chennai Super Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on March 23.
The RCB fans are Keenly waiting for their team to win their first IPL title so the Virat Kohli and team need to do something different to win the trophy.
Everything About Royal Challengers Bangalore Team 2019
RCB in IPL Auction 2019
The team has retained 14 players out of their IPL 2018 squad and bought 9 new players from the IPL Auction 2019 to complete their team for the IPL 12. The team management concentrated on the all-rounders in the IPL Auction 2019. IPL RCB team 2019 is all set to play the IPL 12 season with 7 Batsman, 10 all-rounders, 1 Spinner and 4 Pacers.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Team 2019 Squad
RCB Team for IPL 2019
|AB de Villiers||Moeen Ali||Yuzvendra Chahal||Tim Southee|
|Virat Kohli||Pawan Negi||Umesh Yadav|
|Parthiv Patel (wk)||Marcus Stoinis||Kulwant Khejroliya|
|Heinrich Klaasen (wk)*||Washington Sundar||Navdeep Saini|
|Devdutt Padikkal*||Colin de Grandhomme||Mohammed Siraj|
|Shimron Hetmyer*||Akshdeep Nath*||Nathan Coulter-Nile|
|Himmat Singh*||Milind Kumar*|
|Prayas Ray Barman*|
– * Denotes the Players purchased from the IPL Auction 2019
Royal Challengers Bangalore Strength and Weakness
Strengths of Team RCB
RCB is as strong a batting unit as any other in the tournament. Having Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers batting together is a dream come true. They have roped in the big-hitting Shimron Hetmeyer from the auction which is going to add to the force.
Weaknesses of Team RCB
Batting has never been their weakness. It’s the bowlers who have let them down over the years. Yuzvendra Chahal has been the sole bright spot in the last few seasons. But the absence of a quality Indian pacer might hurt them again.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Best XI
Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Shivam Dube, Gurkeerat Singh, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Coulter-Nile
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Royal Challengers Bangalore Coaches and Administration 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|
|Bowling talent development and analytics||–|
|Strength and conditioning coach||Basu Shanker|
RCB Home Ground
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
The Bengaluru stadium is named after Mr. Mangalam Chinnaswamy, who had served the KSCA for four decades and was also president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977–1980. This Stadium is the home ground of Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the Indian Premier League and has the capacity of 40,000 people.
|Venue Stats – IPL|
|Matches won batting first||30|
|Matches won bowling first||40|
|Average 1st Inns scores||169|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||149|
|Highest total recorded||263/5 (20 Ov) by RCB vs PWI|
|Lowest total recorded||82/10 (15.1 Ov) by RCB vs KKR|
|Highest score chased||207/5 (19.4 Ov) by CSK vs RCB|
|Lowest score defended||106/2 (8 Ov) by RCB vs CSK|
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