Tag: Royal Challengers Banglore


My left leg has healed but will take number of months to be fully fit: RCB’s Glenn Maxwell

Ace Australia and Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has said that while the injury to his left leg had healed, it’ll take a “number of months” before he is back to full fitness as he prepares for the upcoming edition of the IPL. The RCB player had suffered a broken left fibula in a horrific mishap during a friend’s birthday party days after Australia were knocked out of the T20 World Cup at home in November last year. The grievous injuries required urgent surgery and a long period of rehabilitation. Maxwell returned to the ODI side, which won the three-match series against India 2-1 recently, and the cricketer is now looking forward to playing for RCB on its home turf, the Chinnaswamy Stadium, after nearly two years. In a video posted by RCB on social media ahead of ...

Harmanpreet Kaur to play for Trent Rockets, Smriti Mandhana retained by Southern Brave in The Hundred

India women’s team captain Harmanpreet Kaur will play for Trent Rockets while her deputy Smriti Mandhana will turn out for Southern Brave in this year’s The Hundred cricket tournament. While Harmanpreet was signed by Trent Rockets at The Hundred draft held on Thursday, Mandhana was retained by Southern Brave. A total of 64 positions — men and women — were filled up in Thursday’s The Hundred Draft. Harmanpreet Kaur to play for Trent Rockets in the upcoming season of The Hundred 2023. She is one of the 2 Indians after Smriti Mandhana to be picked in the tournament.#TheHundredDraft — Female Cricket (@imfemalecricket) March 23, 2023 The women’s draft was held for the first time. Among big names among men, Pakistanis Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf were picked...

I’d no belief, tank was empty: Virat Kohli on quitting IPL captaincy

Star India batter Virat Kohli has opened up on his decision to step down as skipper of Royal Challengers Bangalore after 2021 season, saying he had no “belief” and his “tank was absolutely empty” towards the end of his IPL captaincy tenure. RCB had a horror run in 2019 when they lost six games in a row to eventually finish at the bottom of the IPL table. They were wooden spooners in the 2017 edition as well. Kohli quit as RCB captain after the 2021 season with South Africa’s Faf du Plessis taking over the reins. Virat Kohli’s pep talk to the RCB Women’s Team King came. He spoke. He inspired. He’d be proud watching the girls play the way they did last night. Watch @imVkohli's pre-match chat in the team room on Bold Diaries.#PlayBold #ನಮ್ಮRCB #WPL2023 — Royal ...

He is probably the most giving and loyal person that I’ve probably ever met: Glenn Maxwell on Shane Warne

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has shared his emotional bonding with Australian legendary spinner late Shane Warne and said the leggie was the most caring and loyal person he ever came across. Speaking on the RCB podcast Maxwell said, “He is probably the most giving and loyal person that I’ve probably ever met. Generous not just with what he did with his charity work but generous with his knowledge and time. He actively sought out young spinners during their warm-ups to talk them through different skill sets and try to help them to be the best version of themselves. “Once he saw me before one of the Big Bash games, just walking around. We had a small chat and I sort of…I wouldn’t say I brushed him but I sort of just walked away. He messaged me afterwards: ‘Are you alright?’ And he...

WPL: ‘Just wondering if this is now a permanent thing? I’ve washed my hair twice’, asks Ellyse Perry after Holi celebrations with her RCB teammates

Royal Challengers Banglore cricketer Ellyse Perry, has posted a picture in the aftermath of Holi celebrations on her Instagram story where she shared a photo of herself with pink hair and captioned it, “Just wondering if this is now a permanent thing? I’ve washed my hair twice.” Perry also posted a picture of herself, Sophie Devine and Megan Schutt celebrating Holi captioning it as “Festival of Colors.” Indian superstars Smriti Mandhana and Richa Ghosh were also part of the celebrations too. Despite the off-filed Holi celebrations, RCB’s on-field season has not gone according to the plan so far. The side has lost both games so far and is fourth in the table. Their Net Run Rate has gone to -3.16 after them getting thrashed against Mumbai Indians by nine wickets and 34 balls to spare on M...