With the news about the IPL will be going to held in UAE from September 19. Fans around the world reckon about their favourite teams of the league to win the IPL trophy. With a few weeks away fans for the RCB are more confident this time around and with the pretty much-balanced combination of a team makes the RCB hot favourites of the league to lift the trophy for the first time in their history.
In the past 12 years, the team depends only on the batting of their top order players like Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. If they failed to perform the result was on the losing side as they have no other good players in a department like an all-rounder or bowling unit. Even their middle-order looked very unstable apart from a few players who were not the part of team foe long period of time.
With 13th edition, just a few weeks this time team look more balanced to have their first IPL trophy. Let us take a look at three crucial factors which makes the RCB hot favourites of the league.
The Fiery Young Talents in the team
In the auction last year, RCB has picked up some of the most valuable players for their top order. With the likes of Devdutt Padikkal who has the outstanding season in the Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy where he scored 609 runs and was the leading run scorer of the tournament. Along with Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal makes their top order more strong and effective in the coming season.
Looking at the middle order they have Young lad from Australia Josh Phillippe who is looking like the future of Australian cricket in the coming decade after some amazing BBL season completes their middle-order problem in the coming season IPL. With Josh Phillippe and Aaron finch, this batting strength of RCB looked more balanced after their previous seasons.
Blend of Perfect Pacers In RCB Unit
The issue where RCB lacks most of the times or every time if we say is right. In the previous 12 editions team has dependent on two players to help them matches. With 190 plus Score still RCB was on the losing side most of the times why? Lack of quality pacers in their playing eleven.
While in the coming season of IPL they have two quality seamers like Chris Morris and Dale Steyn who can single handily win games for his team. While Chris Morris RCB picked at the base price of 10 crores. Along with these two seamers, RCB has another Australian pacer Kane Richardson at the base of 4 crores to complete their bowling strength. Looking at the Indian pacers RCB has Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini who are in red hot form in recent times.
Four quality fast seamers the team looked like Invincible in the coming season of IPL 2020.
The RCB batting looks like Unbeatable
With fiery young lads like Josh Phillippe and Devdutt Padikkal and smart pick up of Aaron Finch at the base price of 4.4 crores gives more strength to their batting side. With three quality batsman the team who has been dependent on two players only earlier look to have more advantage this time around.
Apart from the middle order, their RCB lower order has Parthiv Patel and Moeen Ali who would X factors in the league phase of the tournament. With this sort of combination is it a right time for Royal challengers Bangalore to have their first trophy in their feathers?