The RCB full form is Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. RCB is one of the ten franchises in the Indian T20 cricket league. Based in Bangalore, its home ground is the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
RCB was founded in 2008 by United Spirits Limited, also the franchise’s current owner. You can read more about the owner of RCB here. Interestingly, Royal Challengers Bangalore was named after one of the famous liquor brands of United Spirits, the Royal Challenge. Vijay Mallya purchased RCB for US$ 11.6 million in 2008, which was the second-highest bid for a franchise.
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RCB in IPL
Now that you know the full form of RCB let’s get into a few interesting facts about the cricket franchise. RCB was formerly led by the King of IPL, Virat Kohli. Although Kohli has impressive stats in the IPL, unfortunately, RCB has never been able to win the coveted title. However, the Royal Challengers Bangalore have finished runners-up thrice in 2009, 2011, and 2016. RCB also holds a record for both the highest total (263/5) and lowest total (49) in IPL.
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Including the games played by RCB in the 2021 season, RCB has played a total of 203 games, out of which it won 94 marches and lost 102 with a win rate of 47.98. Despite having players such as AB de Villiers, Glen Maxwell, and Aaron Finch, RCB bears a tag of the underachievers.
Cricket fans take an active part in the Indian T20 cricket league while cheering for their favorite teams. Most of the cricket fans who are into fantasy sports and online cricket games enjoy playing fantasy cricket. You can also join the league and use your cricket skills to play multiple fantasy cricket games on MPL while cheering for RCB from the comfort of your couch.