What Could Be Playing11 for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019

What Could Be Playing11 for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019

January 8, 2019 0 By Cricket Lover

All IPL Teams would have already started with their strategies for the season. Royal Challengers Bangalore is one of the most liked team in IPL History. Despite of having many big names in their team like kohli & Devilliers they have not been consistent performers. Their Approach in IPL Auction was quite aggressive their season, They invested Blistering price of 5 crores on Indian Uncap Shivam Dubey. Addition of Shivam Dubey will give lot of stability in RCB Playing11 as he will not only play the role of of finisher & Strengthen their middle order but also adds power to their bowling attack.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad For IPL 2019:

Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Colin de Grandhomme, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Moeen Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Tim Southee, Kulwant Khejroliya, Himmat Singh, H Klaasen, D Padikkal, Shimron Hetmeyer, A Nath, P Barman, Milind Kumar, Shivam Dube, Gurkeerat Singh, M Stoinis.

Their Squad Comprises of twenty four players which includes 16 indian & 8 overseas players with Virat Kohli leading the side and Stephen Fleming will be their head coach.

Captain: Virat Kohli

Coach: Gary Kirsten

Probable  Starting11 of Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL 2019:

1. Virat Kohli:

Virat Kohli have cleared in past seasons that he always prefer to open in T20s. So their is high chance of RCB to have their captain as their opener.

2. Parthiv Patel

Akshdeep Nath & Parthiv Patel are two options for RCB as openers Where Parthiv patel looks better option for the slot as they will be looking to utilize the powerplay & under the guidance of Virat we can see best of him.

3. Shimron Hetmeyer

West Indies players are always under radar of teams when it comes to t20 Leagues. Shimron Hetmeyer one of the most talked player before the ipl Auctions. RCB Baught him at hefty price of 4.2 crores &  will make his IPL Debut this year by playing for RCB at 3rd Position.

4. AB de Villiers:

One of the most Liked foreign player in india is AB Devilliers. Mr 360 degree has been one of the most consistent performer for royal challengers Bangalore in Past IPL Seasons & Will play at 4th Position.

5. De Grandhomme:
Kiwi All-rounder had a decent last IPL Season for RCB. Considering the fact that Marcus Stoinis might not be available for starting few matches for them as he will be on national duty vs pakistan, Grandhomme is expected to hold the position in the team.

6. A Nath:

Akshadeep Nath is one of the most talented players india have and is expected play at sixth position for RCB Also Himmat Singh is strong contender But chances of Akshadeep Nath looks better.

7. Shivam Dube

Shivam Dube was one of the most talked Indian Uncap before IPL Auction. Allrounder had a great domestic season & was under radar of almost all IPL Franchise . Dube at seven will provide great stability to RCB middle order & also add strength to their bowling line up

8. Tim Southee

New Zealand Star Tim Southee will lead the bowling attack for Royal Challengers Bangalore & will also be a useful lower order batsman for them.

9. Washington Sundar

Washington Sunder will assist Chahal is spin department & will play for RCB at Ninth position. Moreover Sundar has decent record as batsman in domestic cricket so his presence in team will add depth in their batting lineup.

10. Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav will be their Other fast bowler for the season. Indian Pacer have been successful in past IPL Seasons & will play RCB at tenth position.

11. Yuzvendra Chahal

Chahal will take the spinning duties for the team. He time to time have proven to be a great wicket taking bowler for his team & can play a key role in this season also.

Below is the Table Showing Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing11 with all their IPL Stats

Player Matches Runs Bating Avg Wickets Bowl Avg
Virat Kohli 163 4948 38.36 4 92.00
Parthiv Patel 125 2475 22.10 0
Shimron Hetmeyer 0 0 0
AB Devilliers 141 3953 39.53 0
A Nath 6 29 5.80 0
De Grandhomme 28 257 19.77 6 46.56
Shivam Dube 0 0 0
Tim Southee 37 106 13.25 27 43.52
Washington Sundar 18 74 24.67 12 31.42
Umesh Yadav 108 97 8.82 111 27.96
Yuzvendra Chahal 70 15 5.00 83 23.28

 

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