Faf du Plessis’s team, RCB, has yet to win the IPL trophy. He had to face defeat despite going to the IPL final three times.
First, they lost to Deccan Chargers in the second edition of IPL in 2009. In 2011 they lost to Chennai Super Kings in the final match.
Then in 2016, they lost in the finals at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Now let us talk about those RCB players from whom the fans of Bangalore will have high hopes this time.
- Virat Kohli – Virat Kohli, former captain of the Indian team and RCB, has an excellent IPL career. He has scored 6624 runs in 223 matches of IPL. He has been associated with RCB since 2008. Yes, he has won many games for RCB with his batting. The highest run of the IPL season is 973 runs, which he made in the 2016 IPL.
- Faf du Plessis – RCB’s current captain Faf du Plessis, is a batsman. Faf has scored 3403 runs in 116 matches of IPL with a strike rate of 130.58. Faf played his first IPL match in 2012.
- Glenn Maxwell – Australia’s all-rounder Glenn Maxwell plays for RCB in IPL. Maxwell scored 2319 runs in 110 matches of IPL. While bowling in IPL, Maxwell has also taken 28 wickets in his name. RCB fans will be expecting a better performance from Maxwell this season .
- Josh Hazlewood – Josh Hazlewood, the deadly bowler of the Australia team, plays for RCB in IPL. Hazlewood has taken 32 wickets in 24 matches of the IPL.
- Dinesh Karthik – 37 years old Dinesh Karthik is an experienced batsman. Karthik has scored 4376 runs in 229 matches of IPL. Karthik played his first IPL match in 2008 .
- Wanindu Hasaranga – Sri Lankan spin bowler Wanindu Hasaranga Plays For RCB In IPL. He has taken 26 wickets in 18 matches of the IPL. This season Hasaranga can do wonders again with his bowling.
- Mohammad Siraj – Indian bowler Mohammad Siraj bowls in IPL from RCB. Siraj has taken 59 wickets in 65 matches of his IPL career.