Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is a franchise as well as a cricket team that competes in one of the biggest cricketing events organized by the BCCI; Indian Premier League. This franchise has been a part of IPL ever since it was commenced in the year 2008. RCB is founded by the United Spirits. Hence, it was assigned the name after the company’s very own liquor brand Royal Challenge. Although, the team has been playing since so long in the league but hasn’t managed to win a single trophy in any seasons of the game yet. Later in this article, we’ll know about Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain in IPL 2022.
Despite not having any winning trophies in hand, RCB and its team members has still a pretty good number of records set by themselves; some of which aren’t broken until now. For instance, Virat Kohli, the former captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore holds the record of 900+ runs in IPL’s single edition. Also, he is the fastest batsman to reach 5000 runs in the tournament. The highest team total of 263-5 also is in the bags of RCB. Not to mention, even the second-highest amongst them is also from the same team with a total score of 248-3. However, in the 15th season of the Indian Premier League, RCB has been currently doing pretty well. It has 8 points in the Points table. The team has won 4 out of 6 matches that they played in IPL 2022 so far.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Captain- Faf Du Plessis:
Faf Du Plessis is Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)’s captain in IPL 2022. He had been recently appointed as the skipper after the former captain, Virat Kohli, stepped down from the captaincy. However, Faf has a great experience in leading the squad. This is because, he was also the former captain of the South Africa’s national team. He has a great gameplay especially when it comes to the T20 format of cricket.
Not to mention, Faf Du Plessis has been a part of the IPL since the year 2012 and had spent a lot of time being in the playing squad of the Chennai Super Kings up until now. RCB purchased the destructive batsman in the IPL Mega Auctions 2022 for an amount of Rs 7 Crore. He has great batting stats in the tournament and has scored a total of 3089 runs with an overall strike rate of 130.67. However, fans are hoping that with some new teammates joining RCB’s side along with a new skipper, the team can lift the trophy this year.
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