IPL 11 RCB Team 2018 Player List: We know this New Year 2018 has begun with exciting events such as IPL 11 player’s retention. Yes, 2017 has gone and now we are in the New Year 2018 with absolute thrilling events in the earlier days. It’s official that IPL 11th edition for the year 2018 started with the grand event of player’s retention on the January 1st week. This year IPL is entering the second decade after completing a successful decade with unbelievable response and success. This year BCCI had made enormous changes in the IPL contract and few other factors to increase the IPL tournament to the next level.
This year also IPL tournament going to be played with 8 teams with huge changes. The two teams earlier banned from IPL tournament are eagerly waiting to rejoin the IPL 2018. As we all know Chennai super kings and Rajasthan Royals teams have banned for allegations. Now they are set to come back after two years of ban period. So this IPL season is going to be a cracking one from the last year. So fans and people are excited and waiting to witness the great event this year. Check out the official IPL 11 RCB Team 2018 Player List below.
IPL 11 RCB Team 2018 Player List – Royal Challengers Bangalore Team Squad
Everyone knows that IPL 11 player’s retention event had completed by the IPL authority and officially announced the player’s name who is going to remain with their team for this seasons as well. This year IPL committee made few important changes in player’s retention and player auction, etc. RCB had surprise decision this year by using all the three retention options. RCB team had held the two key and well-experienced players along with young and talented player for this upcoming season.
RCB team had held these three players for the IPL 11 tournament. They are
Virat Kholi for 17crores.
AB De Villiers for 11crores.
Sarfaraz khan for 1.75crores.
IPL 11 RCB Team 2018 Squad
RCB is always one of the most expected and favorite team to win the championship every year. But the fact that they haven’t won any IPL title over a decade now. As a team RCB always has mixed combination of experienced and talented young players. This year also they follow the same strategy to build the team strength with some new talents and experienced international cricketers as well. RCB squad always seems complete package of the excellent batsman, bowlers, and all-rounders. We also expect the same kind of approach from the RCB team management for this year IPL tournament.
Right to match card
It’s surprising that team management had stuck with the 20-year-old youngster without concerning about the other player. Now RCB has 2 option to retain their existing 2 players for the 11th edition by using the right to match card. Every team allowed to spend 80crores to pick the players for their team. The royal challengers Bangalore always have the desire to take the challenging decisions and we have to wait for the final decision and player draft during the IPL player’s auction 2018.
Kohli and AB De Villiers factor
Kholi is one of the biggest assets to the RCB team where Kohli plays a major role as a leader and attacking batsman who scores quick runs to lead the team by setting an example to the youngsters to follow. We know Kholi is the kind of player who plays for the team without considering the personal milestone and also leads the team in front. So it’s good for the team managed to stay calm and collectively watch the team performance from the park. On the other side, mr.360 who is well known for his unbelievable hitting abilities in the limited over cricket is an added advantage to smash any oppositions without fear. The combo of Virat and AB had proved that they were the deadly combo while playing together in the IPL 2016 season. So this partnership is still continuous with more than friendship bond.
People know that Virat Kohli is the leader of the team by his standards and also considering the result of Indian national cricket team achievements after he took charge as a full-time captain of India for across the formats. RCB also has a huge number of players included with domestic and foreign collaborations. The players who are all featured in the squad for the last year are Abu nechim Ahmed, harshal Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep harder Singh, Sarfaraz Naushad Khan, sreenath Arvind, Varun arun, Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Singh Chahal, ab de Villiers, Adam Milne, Chris Gayle, David wise, Mitchell starc, Parvez Rasool, Shane Watson, tabraiz Shamsi, Stuart Binny, Kane Richardson, Samuel badree, Travis head, Iqbal Abdulla, Sachin baby.
From this entire list, most of the players going to be exchanged during the IPL 2018 players auction which is planned to be conducted in the month of January last week. So once the IPL auction gets over the final squad list of RCB team will be updated with some surprising names.