Entering into every Indian Premier League season as favorites, Royal Challengers Bangalore will be again appearing in the 12th edition as title contender of prestigious twenty20 league. Indian cricket sensation and captain Virat Kohli will be leading the team in red color and he’ll be determined to win IPL trophy this year for RCB ahead of ICC World Cup 2019.
Royal Challengers have got glamours and firing batting line-up that includes South African sensation AB De Villiers and West Indies’ Shimron Hetmyer. Both these two along with skipper Kohli are crucial in batting lineup meanwhile some good fast bowlers like Southee, Umesh can help team to do well in the upcoming IPL 2019 season.
Let’s checkout RCB squad for Vivo IPL 2019 first.
RCB 2019 Squad
Virat Kohli (Captain), AB De Villiers, Moeen Ali, Heinrich Klaasen, Kulwant Khejroliya, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvender Chahal, Colin de Grandhomme, Nitin Saini, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Washington Sundar, Shimron Hetmyer, Shivam Dube, Himmat Singh, Devdutt Padikkal, Gurkeerat Singh, Akshdeep Nath, Prayas Ray Barman, Milind Kumar.
As you can see there are plenty of options available for Kohli and RCB team management for playing lineup. To make things easy for team management, Sports Mirchi has brought the best playing-XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore that team management can go with.
Royal Challengers have top class batsmen in the squad as AB De Villiers, Kohli, Hetmyer and Dube are the front line batsmen in RCB roster. Mr. 360 degree, dependable Kohli and left handed power hitter Hetmyer can take off game from opposition within spare of balls. Youngster Shivam Dube should bat at the 4th-5th position.
Wicket-keeper batsmen Parthiv Patel, Heinrich Klaasen and all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme could be key components in RCB team. Obviously one wicketkeeper will get place in playing-XI and Parthiv Patel to be first choice as only four foreign players can be the part of playing lineup.
RCB has fast bowlers like Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Mohammed Siraj and these are are the notable inclusions in the roster. Washington Sundar, Yuzvender Chahal and Pawan Negi are key spinners in the Bangalore squad.
RCB Playing-XI for IPL 2019
- Parthiv Patel
- Virat Kohli (Captain)
- AB De Villiers
- Shimron Hetmyer
- Shivam Dube
- Colin de Grandhomme
- Tim Southee
- Mohammad Siraj
- Umesh Yadav
- Washington Sundar
- Yuzvender Chahal
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