The 2nd leg of IPL is around the corner and fans can’t wait to cheer for their favorite IPL team. Royal Challengers Bangalore is one of the most popular IPL teams without any doubt. Royal Challengers Bangalore has had a huge loyal fan following, despite the fact that RCB has not won any IPL trophy. With some much fan following, RCB fans want to know every minor thing about their team like who is the owner of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2021?
Who is the owner of RCB in the IPL 2021?
United Spirits Limited, who is the owner of Royal Challengers Bangalore, is the largest Indian alcoholic beverage company and subsidiary of Diageo which is also a beverage alcohol company situated in London, England. In 2008, the United Spirits Limited’s owner Vijay Mallya brought the Royal Challengers Bangalore with a second-highest bid of $111.6 million. On the 25th of February 2016, Vijay Mallya who is the owner of RCB at that time resigned from the post of director of Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited a subsidiary of United Spirits. Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited operate as an IPL franchise since 2008. (source)
Who is the Chairman of RCB in 2021?
In July, Diageo India announced Prathmesh Mishra, as the next Royal Challengers Bangalore chairman taking over from Anand Kripalu who ended his tenure on 30 June 2021.
RCB Brand Value
Royal Challengers who managed to qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs suffered a dip of approx 9.9 in their brand value as per the report of Duff and Phelps. RCB’s brand value has decreased from INR 595 crore to INR 536 crore. Due to Covid Pandemic, all the eight IPL teams suffered a dip in their brand value. While the brand value of the Indian Premier League went down by 3.6%
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From the start of the Indian Premier League, the RCB team has never been short of big names in their squad with the likes of Rahul Dravid, Jacques Kallis, Anil Kumble, Kevin Pietersen, Daniel Vettori, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Dale Steyn, and Glenn Maxwell. Despite having big guns in their squad, RCB has never won the IPL trophy in their 13 years journey. However, they reached the IPL final on three occasions. They reached into Final in 2009, 2011, and 2016.
Now you come to know who is the owner of RCB.