Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL 2018 Team : Players & Squad
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is a Bangalore based franchisee team which has been playing in IPL since its inception in 2008.
The franchisee is currently owned by Royal Challengers Sports Private Ltd (United Spirits Limited – Diageo). Earlier Vijay Mallya owned the team, but now he has sold his stake in United Spirits Limited to Diageo and hence he no longer owns the team. however his son Siddharth Mallya still remains the Team Director.
The team has a huge fan following thanks to big hitters like Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. However the team has never won the IPL title.
RCB managed to reach the finals twice in 2009 and 2011 but lost the finals on both occasions.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Team Key Info :
Owner : Royal Challengers Sports Private Ltd (United Spirits Limited – Diageo)
Captain : Virat Kohli
Vice Captain : N/A
Head Coach : Daniel Vettori
Assistant Coach: Bharat Arun
Bowling Coach: Allan Donald
Batting Coach : Trent Woodhill
Franchisee City : Bangalore
Home Ground : M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Official Website : royalchallengers.com
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL 2018 Team Players & Squad / Roster :
Ahead of the players auction for IPL 2018, the RCB team retained 3 players spending Rs. 31 Crores and now they have a purse of Rs. 49 Crores for Players Auction for IPL 2018.
In IPL 2018 Auctions Royal Challengers Bangalore bought 21 players spending 48.85 Crore rupees.
The current squad Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL 2018 is mentioned below.
|Player||From||Type||Price Paid (in Rs.)|
|Virat Kohli||India||Batsman||Retained (Rs. 17 Cr)|
|AB de Villiers||South Africa||Batsman||Retained (Rs. 11 Cr)|
|Sarfaraz Khan||India||Batsman||Retained (Rs. 3 Cr)|
|Brendon McCullum||New Zealand||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 3.6 Cr|
|Chris Woakes||England||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 7.4 Cr|
|Colin de Grandhomme||New Zealand||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 2.2 Cr|
|Moeen Ali||England||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 1.7 Cr|
|Quinton de Kock||South Africa||Wicket-Keeper||Bought for Rs. 2.8 Cr|
|Umesh Yadav||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 4.2 Cr|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 6 Cr|
|Manan Vohra||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 1.1 Cr|
|Kulwant Kejroliya||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 80 Lakhs|
|Aniket Choudhary||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|Navdeep Saini||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 3 Cr|
|Murugan Ashwin||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 2.2 Cr|
|Mandeep Singh||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 1.4 Cr|
|Washington Sundar||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 3.2 Cr|
|Pawan Negi||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 1 Cr (RTM)|
|Mohammad Siraj||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 2.6 Cr|
|Nathan Coulter-Nile||Australia||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 2.2 Cr|
|Anirudha Joshi||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 lakhs|
|Parthiv Patel||India||Wicket-Keeper||Bought for Rs. 1.7 Cr|
|Tim Southee||New Zealand||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 1 Cr|
|Pavan Deshpande||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
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