Royal Challengers Bangalore will collide against Mumbai Indians in the first match of IPL 2021. RCB vs MI match will be played on April 9, 2021 at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Royal Challengers Bangalore will once again be led by Virat Kohli and will aim to win their first IPL title.
Royal Challengers also had a lot of changes in their squad post IPL 2021 auction. The team released 10 players from the squad ahead of IPL 2021. They were Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Aaron Finch, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Moeen Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, and Gurkeerat Mann. During the auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore bought 8 players into the squad. Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, Dan Christian, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharudeen, Suyash Prabhudesai, and K.S Bharat were the 8 players that RCB bought during IPL 2021 auction.
With the reformed squad, Royal Challengers Bangalore will arrive in IPL 2021 to win their first IPL title. Here we look at 5 reasons why Royal Challengers Bangalore are favourites to win the title in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Reasons Why Royal Challengers Bangalore Are Favourites To Win The Title
Virat Kohli recently revealed that he will open for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021. Hence, Royal Challengers Bangalore will have two great openers in the form of Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal. Virat Kohli has been in great form in T20Is.
In recent India vs England T20I series, he was adjudged player of the series for three half-centuries in the tournament. Talking about Devdutt Padikkal, he impressed everyone in his last IPL season. Batting as an opener, he was the highest run-scorer for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021 and also hit 5 half-centuries.