IPL Fantasy League Teams Overview – Royal Challengers Bangalore

The new season, the twelfth one, is all set to commence from March 23rd 2019. Hence, we have a question for all our IPL fantasy league fans. Can you name a team which has reached the finals more than two times but hasn’t been the winner ever?

Royal Challengers Bangalore! That’s the team! A team having the prominent players like Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers, is hoping to change their fortunes this time around. For the team, when everything seems to be balanced, RCB someway tends to find a tactic to lose the IPL T20 cricket games every time.

RCB IPL fantasy cricket fans are one of the most passionate and enthusiastic fans. The home stadium of RCB is the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Chris Gayle has won the orange cap in the 2011 and 2012 season.

Let us now take a look at their squad:

Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Devdutt Paddikal, Milind Kumar, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer and Himmat Singh

Bowlers: Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kulwant Khejroliya, Pawan Negi, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Tim Southee

Wicketkeepers: Heinrich Klaasen and Parthiv Patel

All-rounders: Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Prayas Ray Barman, Marcus Stoinis, Gurkeerat Singh, Akshdeep Nath and Shivam Dube

Have a recap of their Past Performance:

2008: RCB has reached to the 7th position in the league stage at the inaugural season of IPL.

2009: The team has been the runners-up for the second season of the tournament.

2010: The team has lost in semi-finals during the third edition of IPL.

2011: RCB again has been the runners-up for the fourth edition of IPL

2012: During the fifth season of the tournament, they have reached the 5th position in the league stage.

2013: RCB has reached the 5th position in the league stage at the sixth season.

2014: The team has reached the 7th position in the league stage in the seventh season.

2015: The team has lost in qualifier 2during the eighth edition of the tournament.

2016: They have become the runners-up for the third time during the ninth season of the IPL T20 fantasy cricket game.

2017: At the tenth season of the tournament, RCB has reached to the 8th position in the league stage.

2018: The team has reached to the 6th position in the league stage during the last and eleventh season of the tournament.

Batting performance of RCB at IPL fantasy league T20

RCB has scored 263/5 against Pune Warriors India at IPL 2013, their highest innings total.

The team has scored49 all out against KKR at IPL 2017, their lowest innings total.

Virat Kohli has scored 5372 runs, the highest runs scored by an RCB player.

Chris Gayle has scored 175*against Pune Warriors India during IPL 2013, the highest individual scores of an RCB player.

RCB players have hit 12 centuries in the eleven seasons. The list includes Virat Kohli (113, 109, 108* & 100*), Manish Pandey (114*), AB de Villiers (133* & 129*) and Chris Gayle (175*, 128*, 117, 107 & 102*).

Virat Kohli has scored the highest, 36 half centuries, by an RCB player.

Again, Virat Kohli has scored 973 runs during IPL 2016, which is the highest run scored by any RCB players in one IPL season.

Bowling performance of RCB at IPL fantasy league T20

Yuzvendra Chahal has taken the maximum number of wickets, 82 wickets, by any RCB player.

Anil Kumble has the record of 5/5against RR in IPL 2009, the best bowling performance by an RCB player.

R Vinay Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal have taken 23 wickets in IPL 2013 and IPL 2015 respectively in a single IPL season.

Fielding performance of RCB at IPL fantasy league T20

Mark Boucher has dismissed 19 players (Ct – 15, St – 4) as an RCB wicket-keeper.

Dinesh Karthik has dismissed 18 players(Ct – 14, St – 4)in IPL 2015, the maximum by an RCB wicket-keeper in a single edition of the IPL.

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IPL Fantasy Cricket Team Overview – Rajasthan Royals

Flashback 2008: DY Patil Stadium is busy hosting pool of cricketers and other important personalities from many sectors. A prize distribution ceremony is holding the spectators to the stadium seat. In the field, a blue jersey team is dancing, rejoicing and screaming around along with the spectators. The players in the blue jersey were later seen to hold a trophy. No, the blue jersey is not of our national team, team India. Our regular IPL fantasy cricket fans by now know that we are talking about the Rajasthan based IPL team, Rajasthan Royals.

Winning the inaugural edition of the IPL tournament has been a dream come true for Rajasthan Royals. But since then, their performance has not made an important mark on the fantasy cricket league fans.

Out of the eleven editions of IPL, they have played only nine editions. They have missed out 2016 and 2017 IPL because they have been suspended on charges of spot-fixing. This has been the hardest two years for the team, their fans and IPL T20 fantasy cricket fans.

Shane Watson, AjinkyaRahane, Shane Warne and Rahul Dravid have been the face of Royals. The team has very loyal T20 cricket game fans. The team plays the maximum of its home matches at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur and Sardar Patel Stadium at Ahmedabad.

Let us now look at Rajasthan Royals’ performance in the IPL and some of their key stats.

Rajasthan Royals Squad:

Batsmen: Steven Smith, AjinkyaRahane, Rahul Tripathi, Manan Vohra, Liam Livingstone, Aryaman Birla and Shashank Singh

Bowlers: Jaydev Unadkat, Jofra Archer, Varun Aaron, Dhawal Kulkarni, Ish Sodhi, Oshane Thomas and Shreyas Gopal

All-rounders: Stuart Binny, Ben Stokes, Ashton Turner, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Sundhesan Midhun and Shubham Ranjane

Wicketkeepers: Prashant Chopra, Sanju Samson and Jos Buttler

Read on the past performance of Rajasthan Royals:

2008: No one has imagined the champions of the inaugural season would be Rajasthan Royals. But they are our first IPL champions.

2009: RR has reached the 6th position in the league stage during the second edition of IPL.

2010: The team has reached the 7th position in the league stage at the third IPL edition.

2011: They have reached the 6th position in the league stage during the fourth season of the tournament.

2012: At the fifth season of the tournament, the team has reached the 7th position in the league stage.

2013: They have lost in qualifier 2 in the sixth season of IPL.

2014: RR has reached the 5th position in the league stage during the seventh edition of IPL.

2015: They have lost in the eliminator in the eighth season of IPL.

2018: RR has lost in eliminator during the eleventh season of the IPL.

Batting performance of RR in IPL Fantasy Cricket T20

RR has scored 223/5against CSK in IPL 2010, their highest innings total.

The team has scored 58 all out against RCB in IPL 2009, their lowest innings total.

AjinkyaRahane has scored 2417 runs, the highest runs scored by a RR player.

Shane Watson has scored 104*against KKR in IPL 2015, the highest individual by a RR player.

RR players have hit 4 centuries in the 9 IPL seasons they have played. The list includes only three namesYusuf Pathan (100), AjinkyaRahane (103*) and Shane Watson (104* & 101).

AjinkyaRahanehas scored 16 half-centuries.

Again, AjinkyaRahane has scored 560 runs, the highest runs by a RR player in a single season of the tournament.

Bowling performance of RR in IPL Fantasy Cricket T20

Siddharth Trivedi has taken 65 wickets, the highest by a RR player.

Sohail Tanvir has scored 6/14against CSK in IPL 2008, the best bowling performance by a RR player.

James Faulkner in IPL 2013 has taken 28 wickets, the highest wickets taken by a RR player in a single edition of IPL.

Fielding performance of RR in IPL T20

AjinkyaRahane has caught 35 catches, the highest by a RR player.

Again, AjinkyaRahane has caught 11 catches, the highest by a RR player in a single season of IPL.

Wicketkeeping performance of RR in IPL T20

Sanju Samson has dismissed 22 players (Ct – 20, St – 2), the maximum by a RR wicketkeeper.

Heinrich Klaasen has dismissed 4 players (Ct – 1, St – 3)against RCB IPL 2018, the maximum by RR wicket-keeper in an innings.

Jos Buttler has dismissed 10 players (Ct – 9, St – 1)in IPL 2018, the maximum dismissals by a RR wicket-keeper in a single season of the IPL.

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IPL Fantasy Cricket Team Overview – Mumbai Indians

“Duniya Hila Denge Hum…” If an IPL fantasy cricket fan has to name the most famous, consistent and prominent team of IPL, none of the choices would be better than Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians, lovingly nicknamed as MI are the IPL team based in the city of Mumbai, the Gateway of India.

They have been 3 times champion in the Indian Premier League T20 cricket game. India’s biggest conglomerate, Reliance Industries owns this IPL franchise. Legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Shaun Pollock and Sanath Jayasuriya have been an integral part of the team since 2008. Wankhede Stadium is the home ground for the team.

Mumbai Indians have taken the IPL by storm with their very strong performances. When on field, they treat IPL fantasy league fans with their dominance in the bowling arena, MI pacers and spinners.

The theme song of MI is the famous “Ala Re.” But, after each boundary or a wicket, the stadium disc jockey plays a fan-made song “Akkha Mumbai Khelega”.

Here we are again gathering for the IPL T20 fantasy cricket fans, so as to make them aware about the team.

Just have a look below:

Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Suryakumar Yadav, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Evin Lewis and Quinton de Kock

Wicketkeepers: Ishan Kishan, Aditya Tare and Quinton De Kock

Bowlers: MayankMarkande, Rahul Chahar, Rasikh Dar, BarinderSran, Lasith Malinga, JaspritBumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne and Jason Behrendorff

All-Rounders: Yuvraj Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Kieron Pollard and Ben Cutting

Let us now get to know their performances in the IPL:

2008: At the inaugural season of IPL T20 tournament, MI has reached the 5thposition in the league stage

2009: They have reached the 7thposition in the league stage in the second season of IPL

2010: They have turned out to be the runners-up during the third edition of the IPL tournament

2011: MI has lost in qualifier 2at the fourth edition of IPL T20 cricket game

2012: The team has lost in eliminator during the fifth edition

2013: During the sixth edition, MI becomes the champions of IPL for the first time

2014: At the seventh edition, MI has lost in the eliminator

2015: Again in the eighth season, the team turns out to be the champions for the second time

2016: MI has reached the 5thposition in the league stage in the ninth season of the tournament

2017: They have won the champions title for the third time again during the tenth season

2018: MI has reached 5thposition in the league stage in the eleventh edition of IPL

Batting performance of the Mumbai team in IPL matches

The highest total innings of MI is 223/6 against KXIP in IPL 2017.

The lowest total innings of MI is 87 all out against KXIP in IPL 2011 and against SRH in 2018.

Rohit Sharma is the highest MI run scorer with 3596 runs under his name.

Sanath Jayasuriya has scored 114* runs against CSK in the inaugural season of IPL, the highest by MI player.

MI players have hit 4 centuries in 11 editions. The list includes names Lendl Simmons (100*), Sachin Tendulkar (100*), Rohit Sharma (109*) and Sanath Jayasuriya (114*).

Rohit Sharma has hit 27 half centuries, which is the maximum by any MI player.

Sachin Tendulkar has scored 618 runs in IPL 2010, maximum scored in single innings.

Bowling performance of the Mumbai team in IPL matches

Lasith Malinga has taken 154 wickets, the maximum by MI player.

Again, Lasith Malinga has taken 5/13against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2011, the best individual performance in bowling in MI player.

Lasith Malinga has taken 28 wickets in the single edition of IPL 2011.

Fielding performance of the Mumbai team in IPL matches

Kieron Pollard has caught 84 catches, the maximum catches taken by MI player.

Sachin Tendulkar has caught 4 catches against KKR in IPL 2008, the maximum taken in an innings by MI player.

Kieron Pollard has taken 15 catches in a single edition of IPL 2017.

Wicket keeping performance of the Mumbai team in IPL matches

Parthiv Patel has dismissed 28 players (Ct – 22, St – 6), the highest by any MI wicketkeeper.

YogeshTakawale has dismissed 4 players against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2008 and Parthiv Patel has dismissed against Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016.

Dinesh Karthik has dismissed 14 players (Ct – 12, St – 2) in IPL 2013, the highest in a single edition.

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IPL Fantasy League Teams Overview – Kolkata Knight Riders

“Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re! Korbo Lorbo Re Jeetbo Re! Jeetbo Re!!” This is the chant you can hear if you reach Eden Garden Stadium on a KKR match day. Hello IPL fantasy league fans!

IPL 2018 has seen Kolkata Knight Riders as the most underrated team, according to the cricket critics. The two times IPL champions are one of the favourites of IPL fantasy cricket fans. KKR is the third team in IPL who has won the tournament trophy more than once.

To the hope of the IPL T20 fantasy cricket fans, KKR has played extraordinarily in the last two IPL tournament editions but has failed to qualify for the finals on both occasions and has to settle for third place.

Eden Gardens is the heart and soul of the team along with JSCA stadium, Ranchi, which has also been embraced as their second home stadium. Bollywood superstar and the owner of Red Chillies Entertainment, Shah Rukh Khan owns the team rights along with Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta.

KKR has always had a huge fan base because of the immense popularity of its owners. Fans have stayed loyal to KKR even after continuous failures and the fighting spirit has been rewarded with glory in IPL T20 cricket game.

Check on a few things about this famous IPL team:

Batsmen: Rinku Singh, Chris Lynn and Shubman Gill

Wicket-keepers: Nikhil Naik, Robin Uthappa and Dinesh Karthik

All-rounders: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Joe Denly, Carlos Brathwaite, Shrikanth Mundhe, Nitish Rana and Shivam Mavi

Bowlers: Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Andrich Nortje, Lockie Ferguson, Yarra Prithviraj, Harry Gurney, Prasidh Krishna and Kamlesh Nagarkoti

So how did KKR perform in the past tournaments? Let us take a look:

2008: KKR has reached to the 6th position in league stage at the inaugural edition of IPL

2009: During the second season of the tournament, KKR has reached to 8th position in the league stage

2010: The team again reached to 6th position in league stage during the third edition of the tournament

2011: KKR has lost in the eliminator in the fourth season of IPL tournament

2012: For the first time KKR has been the champions in the fifth season

2013: KKR has reached to the 7th position in league stage in the sixth season of the tournament

2014: KKR has become the champions again for the second time in the seventh season

2015: The team has reached to the 5th position in league stage for the eighth season of IPL

2016: KKR has lost in the eliminator in the ninth season

2017: The team has lost in qualifier 2 in the tenth season of IPL tournament

2018: The team has lost in qualifier 2 in the eleventh season

Batting performance of KKR in IPL Fantasy League T20

KKR has recorded their highest innings totals against KXIP in IPL 2018 as 245/6.

KKR has recorded their lowest innings totals against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2008 as 67 all out.

Gautam Gambhir has scored 3345 runs, the maximum by a KKR player.

Brendan McCullum has scored 158* against RCB in IPL 2008, the highest individual score by a KKR player.

Gautam Gambhir has scored 30 half-centuries, the maximum half-centuries struck by a KKR player.

Robin Uthappa has scored 660 runs IPL 2014, the most runs scored by a KKR player in a single season of the tournament

Bowling performance of KKR in IPL Fantasy League T20

Sunil Narine has taken 130 wickets, the maximum wickets taken by a KKR player.

Narine has taken 5/19 against KXIP in IPL 2012. It is the best performance in bowling by a KKR player.

Again, Sunil Narine records taking 24 wickets in IPL 2012, the maximum wickets were taken by a KKR player.

Fielding performance of KKR in IPL Fantasy League T20

Manoj Tiwary has taken 34 catches, the maximum by a KKR player.

Jacques Kallis has taken 4 catches against Deccan Chargers in IPL 2011, the maximum catches taken by a KKR player in an innings.

Manoj Tiwari has taken 10 catches in IPL 2012 and 2013, the maximum catches taken by a KKR player in a single IPL season.

Wicket keeping performance of KKR in IPL Fantasy League T20

Robin Uthappa has dismissed 52 players (Ct – 27, St – 25), the maximum by a KKR wicket-keeper.

Morne van Wyk has made 4 dismissals against RCB in IPL 2009. Then Brendon McCullum has dismissed 4 players against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2012 and lastly, Dinesh Karthik has dismissed 4 players against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018. These are the maximum dismissals by the KKR wicketkeepers in an innings of KKR.

Dinesh Karthik has dismissed 18 players (Ct – 14, St – 4) in IPL 2018, the maximum by a KKR wicket-keeper in a single season of the IPL.

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