IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time, And Venue. Royal Challengers Bangalore will kickstart their IPL 2021 UAE leg journey with the encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders. The match will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on September 20. RCB are slated to play a total of 7 games during the group stage of the IPL 2021 UAE leg.
During the first leg of IPL 2021, Virat Kohli-led RCB played 7 matches. They won 5 games and lost 2. With 10 points, the team stands on the 3rd spot in IPL 2021 points table. RCB won matches against Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals. Their 2 losses came against Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings.
RCB will observe quite a few changes in the squad during the UAE leg. The team has signed Sri Lanka all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga to replace Adam Zampa. Another Sri Lanka cricketer Dushmantha Chameera will replace Daniel Sams in the squad. Finn Allen will be unavailable in the UAE leg and has been replaced by Tim David. Washington Sundar, who has been ruled out due to injury, will be replaced by Bengal domestic cricketer Akash Deep.
Glenn Maxwell is the highest run-getter for the team so far. The Australian player has mustered 223 runs in 6 innings along with 2 half-centuries. He is followed by AB de Villiers, who accounts for 207 runs in 6 innings with 2 fifties.
In bowling, Harshal Patel has executed a phenomenal show for RCB. With 17 wickets in 7 matches, the right-arm pacer is the top wicket-taker of the tournament currently. Below is Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) squad, schedule, updated time, and venue for IPL 2021 UAE leg.
IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
|RCB vs Kolkata Knight Riders||September 20, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|RCB vs Chennai Super Kings||September 24, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
|RCB vs Mumbai Indians||September 26, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|RCB vs Rajasthan Royals||September 29, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|RCB vs Punjab Kings||October 3, 2021||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|RCB vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||October 6, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|RCB vs Delhi Capitals||October 8, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
Royal Challengers Bangalore Updated Squad For UAE Leg
Under skipper Virat Kohli, RCB consist of some strong overseas players like Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Maxwell, and AB de Villiers. They will aim to clinch their first IPL trophy in the 2021 season.
RCB Full Squad
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Tim David, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasarangal, Akash Deep.