RCB is one of the favorite Team of IPL watchers. Even though RCB has not won the IPL trophy yet, it wins hearts every year. So, if you too are RCB fan continue reading this article to know more about the RCB player list 2023.
About Royal Challengers Bangalore
The Royal Challengers Bangalore squad is incredibly loved by the public. Although it has never been able to win the IPL trophy, it has consistently received public support. The people of Karnataka are the ones who show it the most affection but the love for RCB isn’t limited to one state, people of all states support RCB. Their support doubles as Virat Kohli in their corner and since there are a lot of fans of Kohli it contributes to the fan following of RCB. Capturing their first IPL championship is RCB’s main challenge. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s IPL cricketing record has been inconsistent. They have ascended and fallen, but they have failed to remain constant throughout. RCB has accomplished everything, from significant losses to scoring significant runs.
Players retained and released by RCB
RCB have decided to retain 18 of their players and has allocated a purse of only Rs. 18.75 Crore for the upcoming auction. In addition, they have released five players including Australian Pacer Jason Behrendorff, Indian Youngster Aneeshwar Gautam, Left-Arm Medium Bowler Chama Milind, Young Batsman Luvnith Sisodia, and West Indian Sherfane Rutherford. Despite the releases, the team has largely maintained its core players. While some may question their decision not to take bigger risks or completely overhaul their team, the retentions seem understandable given the talent at their disposal. As for Behrendorff, he has already secured a spot with the Mumbai Indians via trade.
RCB 2023 Player List table
|Virat Kohli||Batsman||15 Crore|
|Glenn Maxwell||All-Rounder||11 Crore|
|Mohammad Siraj||Bowler||7 Crore|
|Faf Du Plessis||Batsman||7 crore|
|Harshal Patel||Bowler||10.75 crore|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||Bowler||10.75 crore|
|Dinesh Karthik||Batsman/Wicket-keeper||5.5 crore|
|Shahbaz Ahmad||All-Rounder||2.4 crore|
|Rajat Patidar||Batsman||20 Lakh|
|Anuj Rawat||Batsman/Wicket-keeper||3.4 crore|
|Akash Deep||Bowler||20 lakh|
|Josh Hazlewood||Bowler||7.75 crore|
|Mahipal Lomror||All-Rounder||95 lakh|
|Finn Allen||Batsman/Wicket-keeper||80 lakh|
|Suyash Prabhudessai||Batsman||30 lakh|
|Karn Sharma||Batsman||50 lakh|
|Siddharth Kaul||Batsman||75 lakh|
|David Willey||Bowler||2 crore|
|Reece Topley||Bowler||1.9 crore|
|Himanshu Sharma||Bowler||20 lakh|
|Will Jacks||Batsman||3.2 crore|
|Manoj Bhandage||All-Rounder||20 lakh|
|Rajan Kumar||Bowler||70 lakh|
|Avinash Singh||Bowler||60 lakh|
|Sonu Yadav||All-Rounder||20 lakh|
The remaining balance of RCB in a purse
After acquiring all these players RCB is left with 1.75 crores in their purse.
Expectations from RCB in iPL 2023
This year fans hold high hopes for RCB and they wish that RCB finally wins the IPL trophy this year. While the squad has never been a factor in deciding the winning rate of RCB in IPL it is worth noting that this year RCB has a powerful squad and it will be interesting to note how they approach the trophy this year.
United Spirits Limited (USL) which is an Indian alcoholic beverage company is the owner of RCB.
RCB is yet to win their first trophy in IPL
Since Virat Kohli has stepped down from captaincy Faf Du Plessis will be leading the squad this year
The former international cricketer and Indian cricket commentator, Sanjay Bhangar, is the head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL 2023.