The 16th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) has started from March 31, 2023. Royal Challengers Bangalore is home to some of the best players, like Virat Kohli, Mohammed Siraj, Glenn Maxwell, and others.
Although Royal Challengers Bangalore has not won an IPL trophy since its inception in 2008, the team has reached the finals in 2009, 2011, and 2016. RCB is owned by United Spirits Limited (USL), an Indian alcoholic beverage company.
This year, USL invested nearly 81.80 crores in the formation of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). The USL spent approximately 7 crores to fill the team’s remaining positions during IPL Auction 2023. Will Jacks’ services cost RCB 3.2 crores, while Reece Topley’s cost 1.9 crores.
RCB Schedule 2023, Timetable and Venues
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) played their first match of the tournament on 2nd April 2023, against the Mumbai Indians (MI) and Bangalore won the match by 8 wickets. On 6th April, 2023 RCB played their second match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and KKR won the match by 81 runs.
The viewers can watch the entire tournament of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Star Sports Network and on Jio App.
|2nd April 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs MI (Bangalore won by 8 wickets)||M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|6th April 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs KKR (KKR won by 81 runs)||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|10th April 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs LSG (Lucknow won by 1 wicket)||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|15th April 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs DC (Bangalore won by 23 runs)||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|17th April 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs CSK (Chennai won by 8 runs)||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|20th April 2023||3:30 PM||PBKS vs RCB (Bangalore won by 24 runs)||Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium, Mohali|
|23rd April 2023||3:30 PM||RCB vs RR (Bangalore won by 7 runs)||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|26th April 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs KKR (Kolkata won by 21 runs)||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|1st May 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs LSG (Bangalore won by 18 runs)||BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|5th May, 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs GT (Gujarat won by 9 wickets)||Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur|
|6th May, 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs DC (Delhi won by 7 wickets)||Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi|
|9th May, 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs MI (Mumbai won by 6 wickets)||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|14th May, 2023||3:30 PM||RCB vs RR (Bangalore won by 112 runs)||Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur|
|18th May, 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs SRH||Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad|
|21st May 2023||7:30 PM||RCB vs GT||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Captain
Faf du Plessis is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore 2023. Faf du Plessis is a former South African captain who was purchased by RCB for 7 crores this year. Until 2022, Virat Kohli was the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
This year, RCB retained Virat Kohli for Rs. 16 crore. Dinesh Karthik is one of the most experienced wicketkeepers, and this year the RCB chose him for this important role. This is Karthik’s third time in RCB; earlier, he was part of RCB in 2015 and 2022.
For 2023, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) retained players for IPL 2023 and Dinesh Karthik is one them.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Squad 2023
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) 2023 squad includes Faf du Plessis, Finn Allen, Rajat Patidar, Virat Kohli, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh Karthik, David Willey, Glenn Maxwell, Harshal Patel, Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahamad, Suyash S Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Mohammed Siraj, Reece Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Will Jacks, Rajan Kumar, Avinash Singh, Sonu Yadav, and Manoj Bandage.
RCB Retained Players
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik, Faf du Plessis, Finn Allen, Rajat Patidar, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash S Prabhudessai, and Sherfane Rutherford.
RCB Players’ Photos
Here’s the picture of all 22 players of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) that will be playing the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. The South-African Cricketer, Faf du Plessis will be leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL 2023.
RCB Coaching Staff
Sanjay Bangar (Head Coach): The former international cricketer and Indian cricket commentator, Sanjay Bhangar, is the head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL 2023. Sanjay Bhangar was the all-rounder player; he was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium bowler.
Bhangar was appointed as a batting consultant for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in the year 2021.Ever since 2021, Bhangar has been a part of the coaching staff for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Adam Griffith (Bowling Coach): The former Australian bowler is the bowling coach for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for IPL 2023.
Griffith has worked as a bowling coach for the Western Warriors, the Perth Scorchers, and Tasmania. Adam is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler. Griffith was also the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bowling coach for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.
Sridharan Sriram (Batting & Spin Bowling Coach): The former Indian cricketer, Sridharan Sriram, is the batting and spin bowling coach for RCB for IPL 2023.
Sriram bats left-handed and bowls left-arm orthodox spin.Before joining RCB as a Batting and Spin Bowling Coach, Sridharan worked as the technical consultant (T20I) for the Bangladesh Men’s Cricket Team. In 2019, RCB appointed Sridharan as the batting and spin bowling coach.
Malolan Rangarajan (Fielding Coach and Head of Scouting): Malolan Rangarajan has been appointed as Fielding Coach and Head of Scouting for the RCB in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.
Rangarajan bats right-handed and bowls right-arm offbreaks.Malolan Rangarajan was a big name in the Indian domestic cricket scene. In the year 2019, RCB appointed Rangarajan as head of scouting, and ever since then, he has played an important role in RCB scouting.
Ans. Virat Kholi, Faf du Plessis, Finn Allen, Dinesh Karthik, and others are the part of RCB 2023 squad.
Ans. The former South African captain Faf du Plessis will be leading the RCB Squad for IPL 2023.
Ans. Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gyale, Jacques Kallis, and Rahul Dravid are the are top 5 Scorers in the history of RCB.
Ans. United Spirits Limited (USL), an Indian alcoholic beverage company is the owner of RCB.
Ans. In the history of IPL, RCB has not won even a single trophy.