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IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore – How They Fared Over The Years

today we take a look at the RCB's top 10 wicket-takers.

today we take a look at the RCB's top 10 wicket-takers.

Here is a breakdown of all the numbers and we see how the side has fared from the inaugural season in 2008 to where things stand after the 2020 season.

One of the original eight teams in the IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore has not been able to clinch the title. It has always been star-studded, but they have never been able to go all the way.

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Here is a breakdown of all the numbers and we see how the side has fared from the inaugural season in 2008 to where things stand after the 2020 season.

RCB Season-by-season Performance

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  • 2008: The side had acquired a number of ‘Test specialist’ and never looked to find any momentum as they failed to reach the knockouts. (Won 4, Lost 10; Finished seventh in league stage)
  • 2009: Anil Kumble took over the captaincy, midway through the season and this yielded dividends. They finished as Runners-up (Won 9, Lost 7; Finished third in league stage)
  • 2010: Another good season for the Bengaluru-led side, they made it to the sem-finals. (Won 7, Lost 8; Finished fourth in league stage)
  • 2011: Virat Kohli found form and Chris Gayle was the difference in the side and he set the stage on fire. They made it through to the finals where they were downed by Chennai Super Kings. (Won 10, Lost 6; Finished first in league stage)
  • 2012: After a good couple of years, Royal Challengers Bangalore could not reach the play-offs (Won 8, Lost 7; Finished fifth in league stage)
  • 2013: Once again, they were not able to reach the play-offs as they never found any momentum. (Won 9, Lost 7; Finished fifth in league stage)
  • 2014: RCB failed to show up this year as they did not reach the play-offs (Won 5, Lost 9; Finished seventh in league stage)
  • 2015: After few underachieving years, RCB hit their stride as they finished third in the point’s table. (Won 8, Lost 6; Finished third in league stage)
  • 2016: It was a season where Virat Kohli was unprecedented and he slammed four centuries in the competition. However, they were downed by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final. (Won 9, Lost 7; Finished second in league stage)
  • 2017: The side lost as many as 10 matches and had to be content with the wooden spoon as they finished last in the league. (Won 3, Lost 10; Finished eighth in league stage)
  • 2018: Another season where they could not match talent with performance and could not reach the play-offs. (Won 6, Lost 8; Finished sixth in league stage)

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  • 2019: One of the worst seasons for the side as they could only win 5 matches and finished 8th in the points table. (Won 5, Lost 8; Finished eighth in league stage)
  • 2020: A decent season for the Virat Kohli-led side as they made it through to the playoffs, but were knocked out by SRH in the eliminator and finished 4th in the league. (Won 7, Lost 7; Finished third in league stage)

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