Royal Challengers Bangalore has retained all their big players from last year’s RCB squad. RCB has retained total 14 players from which 9 are Indian while 5 are foreign players. Bangalore retained Virat Kohli by paying him RS. 15 crore which makes him highest paid IPL player of 2016. Other retained players by RCB are Chris Gayle, Soth African all-rounder Ab De Villiers, David Wiese, Adam Milne and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc.
The home ground of the Royal Challengers is the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. The RCB squad is captained by Virat Kohli and coached by Daniel Vettori. In the IPL 2016 auction, RCB picked Shane Watson for 9.5 crores and Stuart Binny for 2 crores. Royal Challengers Bangalore 2017 team squad will be updated after the auction on 4 February 2017.
RCB List of Players released for 2017 IPL
|Player Name||Bid Amount|
|Abu Nechim Ahmed||3,000,000|
RCB squad heavily depends on this three batsman but also make one of the strongest batting lineups in the IPL. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is owned by Mr. Vijay Mallya an Indian tycoon. Royal Challengers Bangalore has never won the Indian Premier League title in the first 8 seasons.
RCB Overall Performance in IPL
|Year||Indian Premier League||Champions League Twenty20|
|2012||League stage||Not Qualified|
|2013||League stage||Not Qualified|
|2014||League stage||Not Qualified|