Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Team Squad & New Players List, Captain Name [Jersey & Logo Images]- RCB team is one of the most popular team in Indian Premier League to watch out for in this upcoming season. The team is owned by the liquor baron Mr. Vijay Mallya which consists of star studded players as stylish as the owner. The team’s performance is so far consistent throughout the IPL seasons as they never won the title, but managed to be closed twice with finishing as a runner up in 2009 and 2011 editions.
The Royals Team is led by Indian Team Tests Skipper and the iconic player Virat Kohli which have retained 14 players from its last IPL 2015 squad which comprises of nine domestic and 5 overseas cricketers. The Team has also released 14 players which are the most, compared to other 5 Franchises.
Last season the team ended up at third position, but this time Jamaica’s Chris Gayle and South African all-rounder De Villiers are once again expected to help their team to perform better in this season.
The charismatic player Virat Kohli has not only been retained as the franchise captain but has also became the most expensive player for Indian Premier League 2016 with Rs 15 crs thereby surpassing the Rising Pune Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Virat Kohli the most aggressive batsman in all formats and this is the reason why he has been retained in the team for his outstanding form. Along with Kohli, other exciting Indian Fast Bowler Varun Aaron and promising Indian youngsters like Harshal patel, Mandeep Singh, Kedar Jadhav have been retained by the Bangalore franchisee.
The overseas players retained by the Royal Challengers franchisee consists of some famous and popular names in the cricketing world. West indies left handed batting Supremo Chris Gayle, South African all-rounder superstar AB de Villiers and tear away Australian pacer Mitchell Starc.These players will surely look ahead to capitalize on the positives of the last year’s team and will try to reach the promise lands of being the IPL champions in this season.
The Bangalore team announced the Final List of Players after the cut-off date of 31st December 2015 for retaining players are as follows.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) TEAM FOR IPL 2016
|Virat Kohli (Captain)||Indian|
|AB de Villiers||Overseas|
Royal Challengers Bangalore team is always seen in fancy deep eye catching orange Jersey which is highlighted by deep blue color shoulder. The franchisee jersey will remain the same for this upcoming season with the logo on front chest printed in Black.
RCB 2016 Jersey
RCB logo is prominent with the Title in short as RC embarked in red colour at the centre with the name of the team Royal Challengers Bangalore encircled around it.
RCB 2016 Logo