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Royal Challengers Bangalore 2017 Squad

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is a professional twenty20 cricket team that competes in Indian Premier League every year. It is one of the 8 teams in IPLT20 that was launched in 2008. RCB franchise represents India’s Bengaluru city in the competition. Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise was owned by Dr. Vijay Mallya for a bid price of 111.6 USD million which was the second highest amount after Mumbai Indians 111.9 US$ million.

Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Logo

Currently Siddarth Mallya is the director of RCB. Indian test cricket team skipper Virat Kohli is captaining the RCB side in IPL. Royal Challengers Bangalore have got some good performances and results over the years and team succeed to reach final three times in 2009, 2011 and 2016 but RCB is yet to win Indian Premier League trophy.

In 2009 Deccan Chargers defeated them in final whereas in 2011 they lost it Chennai Super Kings. Meanwhile Sunrisers Hyderabad beat RCB in 2016 IPL to become winner.

RCB Performance Year Wise


Year Result / Place
2008 Group Stage (7th Place)
2009 Runner-up (2nd Place)
2010 Semi-Finalist (3rd Place)
2011 Runner-up (2nd Place)
2012 Group Stage (5th Place)
2013 Group Stage (5th Place)
2014 Group Stage (7th Place)
2015 Semi-Finalist (3rd Place)
2016 Runner-up (2nd Place)


Royal Challengers Bangalore qualified three times for Champions League twenty20. They played 2009, 2010 and 2011 CLT20 but never won it. They were runner-up in 2009 and 2011 Champions League event and were semi-finalists in 2010.

Note: Champions League Twenty20 doesn’t exist anymore after 2014 as tournament was defunct from 2015.

RCB 2017 Squad, Players List

Royal Challengers bought their first player Pawan Negi in the Vivo IPL auction 2017 and he was purchased for 1 crore INR.

Player Country Role
Virat Kohli(Captain) India Batsman
Chris Gayle West Indies All-rounder
KL Rahul India Batsman
Pawan Negi India All-rounder
Aniket Chaudhary India Bowler
Stuart Binny India All-rounder
Shane Watson Australia All-rounder
Iqbal Abdulla India Bowler
Samuel Badree West Indies Bowler
Tymal Mills England Bowler
Travis Head Australia Batman/Wicket-keeper
Mandeep Singh India Batsman
Adam Milne New Zealand Bowler
Harshal Patel India Bowler
AB De Villiers South Africa Batsman/Wicket-keeper
Kedar Jadhav India Batsman
Sachin Baby India Batsman
Billy Stanlake Australia Bowler
Praveen Dubey India All-rounder
Sreenath Aravind India Bowler
Sarfaraz Khan India Batsman
Praveen Dubey India Bowler
Yuzvendra Singh Chahal India Bowler
Avesh Khan India Bowler

Official Online Presence

Website: www.royalchallengers.com

Twitter: RCB Tweets

Facebook: RCB

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  1. RCB is my favourite team and my favourite players are VIRAT KOHLI,AB DEVILLIERS and CHRIS GAYLE.RCB has never won the IPL and may RCB win 2017 IPL

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