Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL 2017 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 2017 Team Players & Squad / Roster :
Ahead of the players auction for IPL 2017, the RCB team retained 20 players and released 10 players.
The current squad Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the players auction for IPL 2017 is mentioned below.
|Player||From||Type||Price Paid (in Rs.)|
|AB de Villiers||South Africa||Batsman||Retained|
|Adam Milne||New Zealand||Bowler||Retained|
|Aniket Choudhary||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 2 Crores|
|Billy Stanlake||Australia||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|Chris Gayle||West Indies||Batsman||Retained|
|Pawan Negi||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 1 Crore|
|Praveen Dubey||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
|Samuel Badree||West Indies||Bowler||Retained|
|Tabraiz Shamsi||South Africa||Bowler||Retained|
|Tymal Mills||New Zealand||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 12 Crores|
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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Social Media :
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