Royal Challengers Bangalore will commence their journey in IPL 2021 UAE leg with the match against Kolkata Knight Riders. The clash will take place on September 20 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. During the UAE leg, RCB will play a total of 7 matches in the group stage.
The Virat Kohli-led RCB played 7 matches in the first leg of IPL 2021. They bagged wins in 5 games and faced defeats in 2 clashes. RCB defeated Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals. Their 2 losses came against Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings.
In the UAE leg, RCB will see some changes in the squad. Wanindu Hasaranga will replace Adam Zampa while Dushmantha Chameera will replace Daniel Sams. Tim David has been roped in to replace Finn Allen. Scott Kuggeleijn will not be available for the UAE leg and George Garton will replace him. Washinton Sundar has been ruled out due to injury and Akash Deep will replace him in the RCB squad.
Glenn Maxwell is the most successful batsman for RCB so far, scoring 223 runs in 6 innings with 2 half-centuries. He is followed by AB de Villiers, who has mustered 207 runs in 6 innings while smacking 2 fifties.
Harshal Patel has been a marvellous bowler for RCB. With 17 wickets in 7 games, he is the top wicket-taker in the tournament so far. He is followed by Kyle Jamieson, who has scalped 9 wickets in 7 matches. Below is Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) squad, schedule, updated time, and venue in IPL 2021 UAE leg.
IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Updated Squad, Schedule, 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|
RCB 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.
Also Read: IPL 2021 Schedule, Live, Date, Table, Match List
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, George Garton.