Royal Challengers Bangalore

  • Yuvraj Singh hates batting under pressure, says mother 22-04-2014 09:51 PM

    Sharjah: Shabnam Singh, mother of Yuvraj Singh, on Tuesday said her son hates to bat under pressure and relishes playing in a side which enjoys cricket and are relaxed. "He is very happy to be picked up for RCB because cricket is all about enjoying and that's what the Royal...
  • IPL 7: Shoddy Mumbai lose to RCB for second straight defeat 19-04-2014 07:02 PM

    It won't be wrong to analyse that Mumbai Indians lost in the first 20 overs of their IPL-7 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dubai on Saturday, as their 115 was never enough to challenge a batting-heavy RCB, who romped home by 7 wickets with 2.3 overs to spare. Mumbai...
  • As it happened: RCB vs MI, IPL 7 19-04-2014 02:50 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: The ease with which Royal Challengers Bangalore won their previous encounter against Delhi Daredevils has surely sent a statement of intent to the rest of the Indian Premier League sides. In their second game of IPL 7, the...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians up against RCB's batting might 18-04-2014 08:04 PM

    The ease with which Royal Challengers Bangalore won their previous encounter against Delhi Daredevils has surely sent a statement of intent to the rest of the Indian Premier League sides, and in their second game of IPL 7, the Virat Kohli-led RCB will face defending champions Mumbai Indians in the...
  • Vijay Mallya pleased with Yuvraj for coming into his old vintage self 18-04-2014 12:55 PM

    After splurging a mammoth amount to fetch his services, Royal Challengers Bangalore owner Vijay Mallya was immensely pleased with Yuvraj Singh for playing a crucial role in beating Delhi Daredevils in their IPL campaign opener. "What particularly pleased me was Yuvraj Singh coming back to his old vintage self. His...
  • I will never cut down on pace, says Varun Aaron 18-04-2014 11:14 AM

    Indian fast bowlers have a history of cutting down on pace to focus on line and length but Varun Aaron, despite coming off five stress fractures, says he will never compromise when it comes to speed. Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, the 24-year-old Aaron picked up a wicket with his...
  • Virat Kohli terms criticism on Yuvraj Singh after World T20 unfair 18-04-2014 08:26 AM

    Sharjah: Star batsman Virat Kohli termed "unfaired" the criticism directed to his India team-mate Yuvraj Singh for his performance in the recent World Twenty20 loss for India against Sri Lanka in Bangladesh. "Yuvraj got criticism recently, it's unfair. He has won us two World Cups (2007 T20 and 2011 50-over),...
  • IPL 7: Yuvraj Singh returns to form as RCB hammer sloppy Delhi Daredevils 17-04-2014 11:11 PM

    A top-order collapse and schoolboy fielding cost Delhi Daredevils a heavy 8-wicket defeat in their first match of IPL 7 at Sharjah, where Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh made little work of Delhi's 145 for 4 to take Royal Challengers Bangalore home in just 16.4 overs. Jimmy Neesham and Mayank...
  • As it happened: Delhi vs Bangalore, Match 2, IPL 7 17-04-2014 07:00 PM

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Delhi dropped Kohli twice in one over, which was never going to help defending an average 145/4 as Yuvraj too came to the party with a 29-ball 52*. Pre-match: Wooden-spooners of the last IPL season, Delhi Daredevils will need...
  • IPL 7: Virat Kohli signed bat and ball up for auction 17-04-2014 03:03 PM

    Bangalore: As the cricket lovers gear up for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, Collectabillia.com gives an opportunity to the fans to own a unique piece of history -- a personally signed Virat Kohli bat and ball. The product encapsulates the flamboyancy of India's rising star that will...
  • IPL 7: Kevin Pietersen blow upsets Delhi's plans for RCB battle 17-04-2014 10:57 AM

    Wooden-spooners of the last Indian Premier League (IPL) season, Delhi Daredevils will need touch-up to their new look after losing skipper Kevin Pietersen to injury ahead of their opening IPL-7 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday. Pietersen is yet to recover from the finger injury he arrived with...
  • IPL's credibility at stake as season seven kicks-off 15-04-2014 07:50 PM

    With the first phase being played at the UAE from April 16-30, eight teams would hope for a great start before the tournament moves back to Bangladesh or India. ...
  • Yuvraj, Kohli enough to take RCB to IPL 7 title: Sandeep Warrier 15-04-2014 11:47 AM

    Kerala is fast becoming a state with a knack of producing promising cricketers. After young sensation Sanju Samson and stylish batsmen VA Jagadeesh and Sachin Baby, there is another name that's in the fast lane to success - Sandeep Warrier. The right-arm medium pacer, who made his first-class debut in...
  • IPL 7: Make-or-break time for Yuvraj Singh 15-04-2014 09:01 AM

    Subjected to global censure for his failure in the ICC World Twenty20 final, India's World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh is under immense pressure to perform in the Indian Premier League (IPL) - on which may also hinge his chances of playing the 2015 World Cup. Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat...
  • We are going to start 'Gangnam' together with Yuvi: Gayle 14-04-2014 10:19 PM

    Bangalore: West Indian batsman Chris Gayle on Monday said that he was looking forward to play along with the likes of Yuvraj Singh in Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the IPL which begins in the UAE on Wednesday. "Yeah, looking forward to be with some international stars. Well Yuvi is...
  • IPL 7: RCB's hopes rest on top-heavy batting 14-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Home to some of the most destructive modern-day cricketers, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have never been shy of spending money at the players' auction and have bagged the most sought after talents in their line-up throughout the previous six editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise is...
  • RCB excite a lot of people in the IPL: Virat Kohli 14-04-2014 08:45 AM

    Virat Kohli is upbeat about Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) chances at the Indian Premier League (IPL) that begins April 16, and he believes he has the team that can go all the way, saying: "Hopefully, this would be RCB's year." Kohli - who has been in scintillating form for India...
  • Virat Kohli confident of winning maiden title for RCB in IPL 7 13-04-2014 03:10 PM

    The critics might say that the Indian Premier League is adding to the players' burden in a packed international calendar but Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said the T20 event actually helps them relax and enjoy themselves. "The more we enjoy cricket, it will be that much...
  • My stint with RCB will help me improve, says Kenya's Tanmay Mishra 11-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Bangalore: Mumbai-born Kenyan cricketer Tanmay Mishra knows that it will be an arduous task to break into the playing XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore but is hopeful that it will be a great learning experience for him. "I'm very excited when I was picked by RCB. I knew I'm going...
  • Ashok Dinda can't wait anymore to don the RCB jersey at IPL 7 11-04-2014 08:35 AM

    Ashok Dinda, now a Royal Challenger in the Bangalore franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will be playing under the future India captain Virat Kohli at RCB in IPL 7 and is focused on just performing well and doing it consistently. A spectacular show in the domestic circuit got...
  • India's greatest match-winner Yuvraj still worth crores: Gambhir 08-04-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Senior opener Gautam Gambhir says "had there been an IPL auction, he would have still gone" for Yuvraj Singh and called him India's "greatest match-winner" in limited overs cricket. "I don't think any cricketer has criticised Yuvraj. It is the media which has attacked him and we need...
  • Top 10 earners at IPL 7 auction 13-02-2014 10:56 PM

    Yuvraj was bought by RCB for a whopping Rs 14 crore on the opening day of the two-day 2014 players' auction on Feb 12-13, thereby becoming the most expensive player purchased at the auction. (AP Photo)Dinesh Karthik became a former Mumbai Indians player when Delhi bought him for a whopping Rs. 12.5 crore. (Getty Images)Kevin Pietersen went for Rs 9 crore, bought back by Delhi Daredevils who used one of their 'Right-to-Match' cards. (AFP Photo)
  • RCB is the place where I can express myself: Yuvraj Singh 13-02-2014 06:06 PM

    Bangalore: Indian Premier League's costliest player Yuvraj Singh feels that Royal Challengers Bangalore is a team where he can express himself in the company of start cricketers like Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle. Yuvraj was bought by RCB for a whopping Rs 14 crore on the opening day of the...
  • IPL Auction 2014: RCB spend their entire purse on the final day 13-02-2014 05:47 PM

    Going into the second day of the 2014 Players' Auction, Royals Challengers Bangalore didn't have much left in the bank and ended up spending whatever they had. The Vijay Mallya-owned franchise didn't go for any big name on the final day of the auction, when the maximum they paid for...
  • Players bought on day two of 2014 IPL Auction 13-02-2014 05:14 PM

    The second day of the 2014 IPL auction saw 84 players being bought between eight franchises, taking the tally of total number of players auctioned to 154. The final day belonged to the uncapped players who will now be looked upon as the new millionaires created by the cash-rich Twenty20...
  • IPL Auction 2014: The final list of eight squads 13-02-2014 09:24 AM

    The two-day auction saw 154 players being sold, with Yuvraj Singh remaining the costliest after RCB bought him for Rs. 14 crore on Day 1. ...
  • RCB lodge complaint to IPL GC for spending 4 crore more on Yuvraj 12-02-2014 09:38 PM

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore owner Vijay Mallya lodged an official complaint to the IPL Governing Council, saying his franchise coughed up Rs 4 crore more on buying all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on the first day of the players' auction here. RCB had almost bought Yuvraj for Rs 10 crore when Kolkata...
  • IPL Auction 2014: RCB spend 14 crore on Yuvraj, left with just 1.8 crore 12-02-2014 05:49 PM

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. But after RCB captain Kohli made his desire for Yuvraj apparent to his employers,...