The remaining phase of the Indian Premier League 2021 will kickstart on September 19 and Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore will play their opening game against Kolkata Knight Riders on September 20 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
They are scheduled to play 7 matches during the group stage of the UAE leg of IPL 2021. RCB saw an impressive run in the first half of the tournament, with five wins from seven games. They are currently placed at the third spot in the points table with 10 points in their account.
They won matches against Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals while their 2 losses came against Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings.
However, for the UAE leg, RCB have signed Sri Lanka all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga to replace Adam Zampa while Dushmantha Chameera will replace Daniel Sams in the squad. Tim David will replace Finn Allen and Akash Deep will replace Washington Sundar.
Below is the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) updated squad for IPL 2021 UAE leg.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad:
Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Tim David, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasarangal, Akash Deep.