Royal Challengers Bangalore will collide with Mumbai Indians in the first match of IPL 2021. The match will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 9, 2021. While Mumbai Indians will be led by Rohit Sharma, Royal Challengers Bangalore will have Virat Kohli as their skipper. Last season, Royal Challengers Bangalore reached the playoffs but lost the Eliminator match to Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Ahead of IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore released 10 players from their squad. Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Aaron Finch, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Moeen Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, and Gurkeerat Mann were the players who were released by Royal Challengers Bangalore. During the auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore spent Rs. 15 crore to buy New Zealand pacer, Kyle Jamieson. RCB also bought Glenn Maxwell for Rs. 14.25 crore.
Since Royal Challengers Bangalore’s first match in IPL 2021 is against Mumbai Indians, they will face a tough challenge in the match. Here we will look at 4 overseas players who will be part of Royal Challengers Bangalore against Mumbai Indians in the first game.
IPL 2021: 4 Overseas Players Who Will Play For Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) In Their First Game Of The Season
AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers will definitely be part of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match against Mumbai Indians. The South African southpaw De Villiers is the most crucial overseas asset for the team. AB de Villiers is a hard-hitting batsman who smashed 454 runs in IPL 2020 with 5 half-centuries. With his ability to hit bowlers all over the ground, AB de Villiers is a very dangerous batsman.