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Home Ground

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore is the home ground for Royal Challengers Bangalore. The Government owned stadium was formerly known as Karnataka State Cricket Association stadium. The stadium was renamed after former president of BCCI Mr. Mangalam Chinnaswamy.

The highest and the lowest score

The highest and the lowest runs of IPL was scored by RCB. The team scored 263/5 against Pune Warriors India in 2013 is the highest score in IPL. And the team scored 49 against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2017 is the lowest score in IPL.


The Bangalore franchise was bought by Vijay Mallya in 2008 auction. Now the owner of the franchise is United Spirits Limited.

Team Name

The team name Royal Challengers Bangalore is derived from one of the brand of Vijay Mallya's liquor brand Royal Challenge.


Rahul Dravid was the first captain of RCB in 2018. Later Kevin Pietersen, Anil Kumble, Daniel Vettori, Shane Watson were the captains. Currently Virat Kohli holds the position.

Kit Manufactures

Year Company
2008 - 2014 Reebok
2015 Adidas
2016 - 2019 Zeven

Highest individual score

Chris Gayle from RCB scored 175 runs making it as the highest runs in IPL.


Year Coach
2008 Martin Crowe
2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2013 Venkatesh Prasad
2009 - 2013 Ray Jennings
2014– 2018 Daniel Vettori
2018-Present Gary Kirsten

Most sixes (overall)

Chris Gayle from RCB hit most number of sixes in IPL. The total number of sixes are 292.

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