Schedule of RCB: As the second instalment of the hallowed Indian Premier League is almost knocking at the door, Royal Challengers Bangalore will be raring to continue with the momentum that has placed them in the third spot of the league table at the moment.
They have so far managed to win five matches from the seven encounters that they have been a part of so far and are tied with second-placed Chennai Super Kings in terms of points. However, a superior run rate has seen Chennai comfortably stationed in the second position, with Kohli and company hot on their heels.
The last match that RCB played before the tournament was halted due to a bio-bubble breach was against Punjab Kings, and they couldn’t come close to the monumental total set by the Men in Red batting first.
Despite bragging the likes of two of the world’s most dynamic cricketers in Abraham Benjamin de Villiers and Virat Kohli, the franchise is still to lay claim on the coveted trophy. The closest that they came to the silverware was in 2016, Kohli’s record-breaking season and in 2009 where Kumble couldn’t help Bangalore to cross the finishing line.
The ongoing season of IPL has witnessed a handful of dominating showdowns from Virat Kohli, ABD, Glenn Maxwell and Devdutt Padikkal with the bat. The men who made a significant impact with the cherry in their hands were Mohammad Siraj, Kyle Jamieson and the purple cap holder by a proverbial mile, Harshal Patel.
They will restart their campaign against Kolkata Knight Riders on 20th September in Abu Dhabi. The last time these two teams met, RCB came out trumps significantly after a blazing display from their batters. Mohammed Siraj pulled off an extraordinary 19th
In the current stage of the competition, Bangalore will have to keep winning if they want to continue in the top folds of the game. We will quickly take you through the remaining fixtures of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021.
Remaining fixtures of RCB in IPL 2021:
- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Abu Dhabi, 20th September, 7:30 PM IST
- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, Sharjah, 24th September, 7:30 PM IST
- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, Dubai, 26th September, 7:30 PM IST
- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals, Dubai, 29th September, 7:30 PM IST
- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings, Sharjah, 3rd October, 3:30 PM IST
- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, Abu Dhabi, 6th October, 7:30 PM IST
- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals, Dubai, 8th October, 7:30 PM IST