Royal Challengers Bangalore are undoubtedly one of the most popular IPL franchises. The star-studded RCB has captivated every cricket enthusiast since the inception of the cash-rich T20 league. Despite, still hasn’t been able to lift that coveted IPL trophy which is extraordinary because of the expertise they possess.
It’s IPL 2020 and once again RCB under the leadership of skipper Virat Kohli will be hunting their maiden title. After a disappointing IPL last year the franchise turned the coaching staff completely. They roped in the duo of Simon Katich and Mike Hesson as coaches and they operated overtime in the IPL auction and tried to buy fitting players to cover all the bases of RCB.
The marquee RCB will face the Sunrisers Hyderabad in their opening clash of IPL 2020. With the T20 extravaganza just a few days away we try to find out the top 5 players that will vital for RCB in the upcoming season in the UAE.
Let us take a look at 5 RCB Players To Watch Out For This Season:
5. Devdutt Padikkal
Those who have seen him bat they reckon he is a carbon copy of a young Yuvraj Singh. The elegant left-handed batsman from Karnataka Devdutt Padikkal will be making his IPL debut this year. The think tank of the franchises has already hinted that Padikkal will be a regular feature of the RCB squad in the upcoming season.
With the backing of his franchise, the 20-year-old will overwhelm everyone through his stylish stroke play.
So far, the southpaw has been in breathtaking form in his list A T20 career. In 12 matches he has scored 580 runs at an average of 65 and a strike rate of 175.8. These are unreal numbers which solidify the fact, Padikkal this season will be a major asset for RCB at the top of the order. He will certainly be one of the few RCB players to watch out for in this IPL.