Royal Challengers Bangalore will arrive in IPL 2021 with yet another attempt to lift the trophy. RCB is a deserving team that has lost the IPL final three times in 2009, 2011, and 2016. Last season in IPL 2020, Royal Challengers qualified for playoffs but their journey ended after they lost the Eliminator match to Sunrisers Hyderabad. This time Royal Challengers Bangalore will aim to lift the crown with some new players in the squad.
Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore released 10 players out of their squad. The team also retained 12 players in the squad, the least by any franchisee. In IPL 2021 auction, RCB bought Kyle Jamieson for Rs. 15 crore. The franchisee also spent Rs. 14.25 crore to buy Glenn Maxwell in the squad. Dan Christian was another big buy for RCB at Rs. 4.8 crore. Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharudeen, Suyash Prabhudesai, and KS Bharat were picked up for Rs. 20 lakh each.
With the new players in the squad, Royal Challengers Bangalore will arrive in IPL 2021 with a positive attitude. Royal Challengers Bangalore have some good batsmen in the team who carry out a lot of hard work for the team. Here we look at 5 players who can become the top run-scorer for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Players Who Can Be The Top Scorer For Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
With his brilliant batting skills, Devdutt Padikkal was able to impress cricket fans in IPL 2020. After starting with a blistering half-century in his debut IPL match, Padikkal smashed 473 runs in 15 matches along with 5 half-centuries. He was the leading run-scorer for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tournament. With his amazing knocks, he was able to win the Emerging Player of the Tournament award in IPL 2020. RCB has retained him in the team and he will again open for the team in IPL 2021. Hence, he can again become the leading run-scorer in the tournament.