RCB Squad For IPL 2023: Royal Challengers Bangalore, who has not won an IPL trophy, has tried many captains throughout their IPL journey. However, they failed to lift the IPL trophy. Now, IPL’s new season is upcoming and RCB fans once again chant ‘Ee sala Cup Namde’ (means- This time the Cup is Ours). Experienced South Africa Batter, Faf Du Plessis will continue to lead RCB in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League in 2023.
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s best performance came in IPL 2009, IPL 2011, and IPL 2016, where they played the IPL Final.
RCB Squad 2023 For IPL 2023
This is predicted RCB Squad For IPL 2023. We will update the RCB squad as soon as it is officially announced.
RCB Have A Dangerous Batting Lineup
Virat Kohli has been phenomenal for the Indian team since the Asia Cup 2022. He has played the whole IPL under the banner of RCB and is the main pillar of the RCB team. Virat Kohli, who is the leading run-scorer in IPL history, plundered 6624 runs at an average of 36.20 and a strike rate of 129.15 in 223 IPL games.
Faf du Plessis
RCB has brought Faf Du Plessis at IPL Mega Auction 2022 for INR 7 crore and made him captain of the RCB team. Faf did not disappoint the team and took RCB’s team to playoffs in the last edition of IPL. Overall Faf has featured in 116 IPL games and scored 2606 runs at an average of 34.37.
The exciting young talent from New Zealand, Finn Allen is also part of RCB squad 2023 for the upcoming season of IPL in 2023. The dangerous right-handed batter has not gotten the chance to play for the RCB team. But, he has already shown his talent in the recently concluded T20 World Cup 2022.
Initially, RCB has not picked Rajat in last year’s IPL auction. Rajat Patidar came into the RCB squad as a replacement for the injured Luvnith Sisodia. But, he showcased his talent in the world’s best T20 league by smashing 333 runs at an average of 55.50 and strike rate of 152.75 in just 8 games in IPL 2022.
The experienced wicket-keeper batter, Dinesh Karthik, played an important role in taking RCB into playoffs last season. Overall, Dinesh has scored 4376 runs in 229 IPL games. He scored these runs at an average of 26.85 and a strike rate of 132.65 in 229 IPL games.
Quality All Rounder
Glenn Maxwell made his first appearance in IPL 2012 and since then he has played 110 IPL games. Maxwell has scored 2319 runs at a blistering strike rate of 153.88 and an average of 25.48. He is one of the players who can win the matches single handly.
RCB played a gamble by not retaining Yuzvendra Chahal in 2022 and went all guns blazing for the Wanindu Hasaranga in the IPL mega auction 2022. Hasaranga did not disappoint them as he took a total of 26 wickets at a bowling average of 16.54 and strike rate of 13.15 in 16 IPL games in the last edition of IPL.
The bowling all-rounder, Shahbaz Ahmed, has played some crucial knocks for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has scored 279 runs and took 13 wickets in 29 IPL matches.
RCB’s Pace Attack
Mohammad Siraj has appeared in 65 IPL games and has taken a total of 59 wickets at a bowling average of 33.07 and a strike rate of 22.61.
Harshal Patel has performed exceptionally well for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. The right-arm medium-fast bowler has appeared in 78 IPL games and took 97 wickets at a bowling strike rate of 16.34 and an average of 22.87.
Josh Hazlewood is also part of the RCB squad for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. The right-handed fast bowler has picked 32 wickets at a bowling average of 22.94 and strike rate of 17.16 in 24 IPL games. (source)