Royal Challengers Bangalore enjoyed another successful outing in the 2021 edition of the tournament. 9 wins in 14 matches meant RCB qualified for the playoffs for the second consecutive year. Glenn Maxwell and Harshal Patel were the standout players for the side.
However, their hopes of winning their maiden title, once again, got shattered in the Eliminator clash against Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets deny the latter from progressing further into the tournament.
Towards the end of the season, Virat Kohli announced that he won’t be captaining the side from next season. It will be interesting to see who leads the franchise in the next edition of the tournament. In this article, we look at 3 players that RCB can target in the mega auctions
IPL 2022 Auction: 3 Players RCB Can Target
If reports are to be believed, KL Rahul is likely to part ways with Punjab Kings. The fans might not see him leading the franchise in the next edition.
KL Rahul has been the cornerstone of the franchise ever since he joined them in 2018. He has been the highest run-scorer for the franchise for three consecutive years. It has also been learned that KL Rahul might get back to his previous franchise, i.e., Royal Challengers Bangalore. KL Rahul had a great outing with the bat for RCB in 2016. In 14 matches, he managed to score 397 runs at an average of 44.11.
However, the franchise didn’t retain him ahead of the 2018 editions. With RCB looking for someone to lead the side, they are likely to buy the services of KL Rahul in the mega auctions.