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Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI for IPL 2017

Last Vivo IPL finalist and three time runner-up Royal Challengers Bangalore are set to appear in the tenth season of IPLT20 championship starting from April 5. Virat Kohli will be captaining RCB side that consists of some top class players like AB De Villiers and Chris Gayle.

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Gujarat Lions to enter IPL 2016 Final.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 2017 Squad

Virat Kohli (Captain), AB De Villiers, Stuart Binny, Adam Milne, Sarfaraz Khan, Tymal Mills, Praveen Dubey, Kedar Jadhav, KL Rahul, Sachin Baby, Iqbal Abdulla, Chris Gayle, Billy Stanlake, Samuel Badree, Mandeep Singh, Sreenath Arvind, Avesh Khan, Praveen Dubey, Travis Head, Pawan Negi, Shane Watson, Yuzvendra Singh Chahal, Aniket Chaudhary, Harshal Patel.

Opening Batsmen

RCB has got some serious and destructive batting line up that includes universal boss Chris Gayle and Indian skipper Virat Kohli. However Virat and team management do experiment a lot with first three positions. Sometime KL Rahul comes to bat open with Virat or Gayle. Eventually top three batsmen are Gayle, Rahul and Kohli.

Middle Order

Bangalore’s middle order has got enough power to take advantage of good start from the opening players. AB De Villiers, Kedar Jadhav, Stuart Binny, Shane Watson and Sarfaraz Khan can really accelerate the RCB innings. Watson to play as a key all-rounder of the side with Binny to bowl good in the between overs.


Royal Challengers have been struggling a lot with their bowling options over the years in Indian Premier League. RCB bought some good bowlers in the auction and Tymal Mills is one of them. However Adam Milne is also there who can bowl at good pace. Yuzvender Singh Chahal to be front line spinner in the playing 11 of Royal Challengers Bangalore.

RCB Playing XI in IPL 2017

  1. Virat Kohli (C)
  2. KL Rahul (Wicket-keeper)
  3. Chris Gayle
  4. AB De Villiers
  5. Kedar Jadhav
  6. Stuart Binny
  7. Sarfaraz Khan
  8. Shane Watson
  9. Tymal Mills
  10. Yuzvendra Singh Chahal
  11. Sreenath Aravind

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