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Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Introduction to Royal Challengers Bangalore

The Royal Challengers represent the Bangalore city in the Indian Premier League. Rahul Dravid, being Indian cricket team’s former skipper is the team’s captain and Ray Jennings, who was the coach of cricket team of South Africa, is RCB’s coach. Also, Venkatesh Prashad is a part for Royal Challengers as the bowling coach. Vijay Mallya is the owner of Royal Challengers Bangalore by the UB Group, the largest manufacturer of liquor across the world. Mr. Mallya bought this team in 2008 at the auction of IPL and purchased the team for $111.6 millions. The Bollywood celebrities who are brand ambassadors of Royal Challengers Bangalore is Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and film stars of Sandalwood, Upendra and Ramya.

Logo & Emblem of RCB

Royal Challenger name is carried out from Vijay Mallya’s topmost selling brand – Royal Challenge. Its logo boasts of the Royal Challengers emblem with RCB in a standard format whilst the RCB’s jersey colors are golden yellow and red. The team also comprises a theme-song “Thakkath Geete”, which is composed with an assistance of TV9.

Royal Challengers, Bangalore in 2008 IPL

The Royal Challengers has a skimpy performance in the Indian Premier League’s 2008 session. The only person, who managed to score over 300 runs, was Rahul Dravid. Even the most expensive overseas player of Royal Challengers, Jacques Kallis couldn’t play in the last session of RCB because of his poor form. It was a sudden chain of failures that made Charu Sharma, CEO of Royal Challengers Bangalore being swapped mid-way with Brijesh Patel during the IPL season. The owner of the team is Vijay Mallya, who not only dismissed Charu Sharma, CEO, but also condemned the captain of the team for not being able to select the suitable team.

Royal Challengers Bangalore – Players

The current squad of Royal Challengers, Bangalore comprises Pankaj Singh, Gaurav Dhiman, Robin Uthapa, Manish Pandey, Balachandra Akhil, Vinay Kumar, Sunil Joshi, Sreevats Goswami, Rahul Dravid, Cameron White, Nathan Bracken, Anil Kumble, Dale Steyn, Mark Boucher, Wasim Jaffer, Praveen Kumar, Jacques Kallis, Devraj Patil, Bharat Chipli, Virat Kohli and K.P. Appanna to name a few.

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