Royal Challengers Banglore

Royal Challengers Banglore
Royal Challengers Bangalore (Kannada:ರಾಯಲ್ ಚಾಲೆಂಜರ್ಸ್, ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು)  is a franchise, cricket team based in the city of Bangalore. The team is owned by the business magnate Vijay Mallya, through his flagship firm UB Group.Anil Kumble is the captain, Rahul Dravid is the team's Icon Player, while Ray Jennings, is the coach.
Indian Premier League is a cricket tournament being organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and backed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). For the inaugural tournament held in Apr-Jun 2008, the BCCI had finalised a list of 8 teams who will be participating in the tournament. The teams representing 8 different cities of India, including Bangalore, were put up on auction in Mumbai on 20 February 2008 and the Bangalore team was won by Vijay Mallya, who paid US$111.6 million for it. This was the second highest bid for a team in the IPL, next only to Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries' bid of $111.9 million for the Mumbai team. Bollywood actresses Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone, and Sandalwood film stars Ramya and Puneeth Rajkumar are the brand ambassadors of the team.

Coach: South Africa Ray Jennings
Captain: India Anil Kumble
Colours: Royal Challengers 
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Founded: 2008
Home ground: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium (Capacity: 45000)
Owner: Dr. Vijay Mallya
Royal Challengers Banglore Team Squad

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