The Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore have at all times been thought to be one of the glamorous outfits within the Indian Premier League (IPL), however additionally they carry the tag of underachievers due to the truth that they’ve by no means gained the title regardless of reaching the ultimate on three events. One of solely 5 groups to have performed all 10 seasons – Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab are the others – they’re but to win a title. They did come shut thrice, ending runners-up in 2009, 2011 and 2016, and had been additionally third in two editions (2010 and 2015).
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Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Mann, Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Pavan Deshpande Parthiv Patel, Joshua Philippe, Shahbaz Ahamad
THREE INDIAN PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR
Virat Kohli – The Indian cricket team skipper is definitely the most effective batsmen on this planet proper now no matter the format and with a robust team at his disposal this time, he will certainly be wanting to add the elusive Indian Premier League (IPL) title to his already stacked listing of accomplishments.
Yuzvendra Chahal – The wrist spinner has impressed each specialists and followers alike on the worldwide stage and when it comes to the IPL, he has been probably the most deadly bowling possibility for RCB.
Shivam Dube – The younger Mumbai all-rounder has been a constant performer within the home circuit over the past couple of seasons and with RCB paying a formidable Rs 5 crore for him final yr, he’ll now look to be the mainstay within the aspect.
THREE OVERSEAS PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR
AB De Villiers – De Villiers is among the many most aggressive batsmen on this planet and he can tear aside any assault together with his 360-degree stroke-play. He has been part of the franchise since 2010 and the onus will as soon as once more be on him to information his team to success.
Moeen Ali – Moeen Ali has remodeled himself right into a bankable all-rounder for his franchise and with simply 4 abroad slots, he might be a very good addition to the aspect contemplating the match situations.
Aaron Finch – The Australian restricted overs captain is a good addition to the RCB squad and his presence ought to bolster the center order. He might be key as might stroll out after AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli.
2008 – Seventh
2009 – Runners-up
2010 – Third
2011 – Runners-up
2012 – Fifth
2013 – Fifth
2014 – Seventh
2015 – Third
2016 – Runners-up
2017 – Eighth/final
2018 – Sixth
2019 – Eighth/final