Royal Challengers Bangalore VIVO IPL Team 2018

Royal Challengers Bangalore is called as RCB is a contract cricket team in Indian Premier League and RCB represents the city of Bangalore in Karnataka. Royal Challengers Bangalore is one of the few teams which were launched in 2008.

RCB is one of the original eight teams in the IPL; the team has complete 3 final manifestations of IPL losing all of them. The team also completed runners-up in the 2011 CLT20, losing the final alongside the Mumbai Indians.

Royal Challengers Bangalore is owned by the Siddhartha Mallya, the son of the famous liquor magnate Vijay Mallya as it being the major shareholders in the Indian market they are also the second highest bidder in the IPL 2018 auctions followed by Mumbai Indians. The RCB team at present will be led by the Virat Kohli at as captain, while on the other side Daniel Vettori will be the chief coach of the team.

RCB Authorization History:

Indian Premier League is a cricket event intended by the Board of control for cricket in India (BCCI) and supported by the International cricket council (ICC), BCCI had finalized a list of 8 teams who are participating in the tournament. RCB has always been a batting powerhouse.


RCB bought some utility overseas players at the auction this year after letting go of Chris Gayle, who gave lifeline by KXIP. Presently they have 2 quality openers in Quinton de Knock and Brendon McCullum; even they also bought two good all-rounders in Chris Woakes and Colin Grandhomme

RCB made a good deal when they bought Umesh Yadav for just 4.2 crores, with Kohli and AB in the team and with 2 new additions in de Kock and Baz, it has branded their batting department to a level.


RCB’s Bowling line up was not so impressive, especially the pace department when it comes to Indian Bowlers, The only quality Indian pacer in the team is Umesh, with the support talents of Mohammed Siraj, Aniket Choudhary but lack of experience. Kohli has exhausted many records while opening innings.

RBC Support Staff and Administration

  • Owner – (United Spirits Limited – Diageo)
  • Cricket operations and team manager – Avinash Vaidya
  • VP of commercial operations and cricket academy – Russell Adams
  • Head coach – Daniel Vettori
  • Assistant coach – Bharat Arun
  • Team director – Amrit Thomas
  • Head of cricket operations – Brijesh Patel
  • Masseur – Ramesh Mane
  • Batting and fielding coach – Trent Woodhill
  • Bowling coach – Allan Donald
  • Strength and conditioning coach – Shanker Basu
  • Physiotherapist – Evan Speechly
  • Massage therapist – Arun Kanade

RBC is a squad with the huge fan base; as everyone knows that RCB was always a strong team but lacked somewhere which kept them away from the title, so let see RCB will win IPL 2018.

Here’s complete IPL 2018 squad of Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2018 Team
Player NameRoleCountry
MS DhoniCaptainIndian
Suresh rainaBatsmanIndian
Ravindra JadejaAll-RounderIndian
Kedar JadhavAll-RounderIndian
Dwayne BravoAll-RounderWest Indies
Karn SharmaBowlerIndia
Shane WatsonAll-RounderAustralia
Shardul Narendra ThakurBowlerIndia
Ambati RayuduWicket KeeperIndia
Murali VijayBatsmanIndia
Harbhajan SinghBowlerIndia
Faf Du PlessisBatsmanSouth Africa
Mark WoodBowlerEngland
Sam BillingsWicket KeeperEngland
Imran TahirBowlerSouth Africa
Deepak ChaharAll-RounderIndia
Mitchell SantnerAll-RounderNew Zealand
Lungisani NgidiBowlerSouth Africa
Asif K MBowlerIndia
N JagadeesanWicket KeeperIndia
Kanishk SethAll-RounderIndia
Monu SinghBowlerIndia
Dhruv ShoreyAll-RounderIndia
Kshitiz SharmaAll-RounderIndia
Chaitanya BishnoiAll-RounderIndia

Total Team Players – 24

Indian Players – 16

Foreign Players – 8

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