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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