Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad 2023

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad 2022

Royal Challengers Bangalore is one of the most loved franchise in IPL. The reason of its huge popularity is based on two players, one as we all know is the former Indian and RCB captain Virat Kohli and the other one was Mr. 360 degree in cricket Abraham Benjamin De Villiers.

The Bangalore based franchise is yet to have their name as winner of IPL title. The most successful years for RCB have been 2009, 2011 and 2016 where they reached the finals and almost had their hands on the title.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad 2023

Royal Challengers Bangalore team in IPL 2023 consist of exciting players. It’s a great blend of youth and experience as well as local and international highly skilled cricketers in all genres of the game. IPL most prolific batsman and winner of IPL orange cap in 2016 Virat Kohli will be playing as player.

RCB players and management will be looking to have their first hand on the IPL trophy in 2023.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Full Squad for IPL 2023 Edition

Here is the list of players who will be representing ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE in the 16th edition of IPL.

Player nameRoleBatting styleBowling style
Sonu YadavAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Medium fast
Avinash SinghBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast
Rajan KumarBowlerLeft HandedLeft Arm Medium fast
Manoj BhandageAll-RounderLeft HandedRight Arm Medium fast
Will JacksBatterRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Himanshu ShArmaBowlerRight HandedLeg Break
Reece TopleyBowlerRight HandedLeft Arm fast Medium
Faf du PlessisBatterLeft HandedLeg Break
Virat KohliBatterRight HandedLeg Break
Suyash PrabhudessaiAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Medium
Rajat PatidarBatterRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Dinesh KarthikWicket-KeeperRight Handed 
Anuj RawatWicket-KeeperLeft Handed 
Finn AllenBatterRight Handed 
Glenn MaxwellAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Wanindu HasarangaAll-RounderRight HandedLeg Break googly
Shahbaz AhmedAll-RounderLeft HandedSlow Left Arm orthodox
Harshal PatelBowlerRight HandedRight Arm Medium
David WilleyAll-RounderLeft HandedLeft Arm fast Medium
Karn ShArmaBowlerLeft HandedLeg Break googly
Mahipal LomrorAll-RounderLeft HandedSlow Left Arm orthodox
Mohammed SirajBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast
Josh HazlewoodBowlerLeft HandedRight Arm fast Medium
Siddarth KaulBowlerRight HandedRight Arm Medium
Akash DeepAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Medium fast

Royal Challengers Bangalore Auction 2023 Details

RCB auction players list with price

Will be updated after auction.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore Released Players

RCB released a players list

  • Aneeshwar Gautam,
  • Chama Milind,
  • Luvnith Sisodia,
  • Sherfane Rutherford*

Royal Challengers Bangalore Retained Players 2023

RCB Retained Players List 2023

  • Akash Deep,
  • Anuj Rawat,
  • David Willey*,
  • Dinesh Karthik,
  • Faf Du Plessis*,
  • Finn Allen*,
  • Glenn Maxwell*,
  • Harshal Patel,
  • Josh Hazlewood*,
  • Karn Sharma,
  • Mahipal Lomror,
  • Mohammed Siraj,
  • Rajat Patidar,
  • Shahbaz Ahamad,
  • Siddharth Kaul,
  • Suyash Prabhudessai,
  • Virat Kohli,
  • Wanindu Hasaranga*

Royal Challengers Bangalore New Players

Royal Challengers Bangalore Overseas Players List

  • David Willey*,
  • Faf Du Plessis*,
  • Finn Allen*,
  • Glenn Maxwell*
  • Josh Hazlewood*,
  • Wanindu Hasaranga*

Royal Challengers Bangalore Team Details

RCB Captain

Former South African captain Faf Du Plesis has been appointed as new captain of RCb during IPL 2022 edition and he will continue to lead franchise in IPL 2023.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Batsmen

Will be updated after auction.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Bowlers

Royal Challengers Bangalore Bowlers List

  • Will be updated after auction.

Royal Challengers Bangalore All-rounders

Royal Challengers Bangalore All-rounders list

  • Will be updated after auction.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Wicket-keepers

Royal Challengers Bangalore Wicket-keepers

  • Will be updated after auction.

RCB Owner

Royal Challengers Bangalore team is found by USL (United Spirits Limited). The Bangalore based franchise was first owned by the Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Coaches & Support Staff

RCB Head Coach

Former Australian opener Simon Katich who steps down during 2nd phase of IPL last year as head coach of Royal Challenger Bangalore have been replaced by Sanjay Bangar who has been in Indian national coaching setup for quite sometime.

Last year Katich steps down form his role prior to start of 2nd phase of IPL 2021 and RCB’s Director of cricket Mike Hesson had taken this additional responsibility of Head Coach of RCB.

RCB Batting & Spin Bowling Coach 2023

Former Indian ODI cricketer Sridharan Sriram who represents India in handful of matches at top level will remain batting and spin bowling coach for RCB in 2021. Despite mediocre batting record at top level Sriram has excelled in coaching and lands few contracts in Australian setup before moved to RCB coaching staff.

His vast T20 cricket experience start from Indian Cricket League which he later quit and accept amnesty offer from BCCI in 2009 and join Royal Challengers Bangalore next year. 

RCB Bowling Coach

Former Australian 1st class cricketer and bowling coach Adam Griffth is the bowling coach of RCB. Adam Griffth has started his coaching career from state level and continues his progression till he was appointed as Australian national team bowling coach in 2016.

Adam Griffith was appointed RCB’s bowling coach in 2020 for IPL 16th edition and will continue to perform his duties in IPL 2023 edition.

Position/DesignationName (Country)
OwnerUSL- United Spirits Limited
Director of Cricket OperationsMike Hesson (NZ)
Head coachSanjay Bangar (Ind)
Bowling coachAdam Griffth (Aus)
Batting & Fielding coachSridharan Sriram (Ind)

Royal Challenger Bangalore Records

Overall RCB team record is not great despite having one of the top batsmen like VIrat Kohli in their ranks and that too as a captain. They have only managed to win 47% of their matches out of 168 matches they have played in IPL history.

OppositionMatWonLostTiedNRSuccess Rate
 Chennai Super Kings258160133.33%
 Deccan Chargers11560045.45%
 Delhi Capitals241580163.50%
 Gujarat Lions5320060.00%
 Kings XI Punjab2512130048.00%
 Kochi Tuskers Kerala22000100.00%
 Kolkata Knight Riders2510150040.00%
 Mumbai Indians259160036.00%
 Pune Warriors India55000100%
 Rajasthan Royals208100244.44%
 Rising Pune Supergiant3210066.67%
 Sunrisers Hyderabad187101038.88%

Royal Challengers Bangalore Captains List

RCB has led by 6 captains so far in IPL history. Faf Du Plesis who will replace Virat Kohli will be the 7th man to lead this exciting unit in search of their first IPL trophy.

PlayerSpanMatWonLostTiedNRWin %
R Dravid2008-2008144100028.57
KP Pietersen2009-20096240033.33
A Kumble2009-20103519160054.28
DL Vettori2011-20122815130053.57
V Kohli2011-202114064693448.16
SR Watson2017-20173120033.33

Royal Challengers Bangalore home ground

The home ground of RCB is M Chinnaswamy stadium, Bangalore. This 35000 capacity stadium is owned by Government of Karnataka and operated by Karnataka cricket association.

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