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The Royal Challengers Bangalore are a franchise cricket team based in Bangalore, Karnataka, that plays in the Indian Premier League . One of the original eight teams in the IPL, the team has made three final appearances in the IPL, losing all of them . The team also finished runners-up in the 2011 CLT20.

Royal Challengers Bangalore
ರಾಯಲ್ ಚಾಲೆಂಜರ್ಸ್ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು
Royal Challengers Bangalore Logo 2016.svg
League: Indian Premier League
Captain: Virat Kohli
Coach: Daniel Vettori
City: Bangalore, Karnataka
Colors: RCB (home) RCB (away)
Owner: United Spirits
Founded: 2008
Home ground: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Indian Premier League wins: 0
CLT20 wins 0
Official website: www.royalchallengers.com
Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2016

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (often abbreviated as RCB) are a franchise cricket team based in Bangalore, Karnataka, that plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL). One of the original eight teams in the IPL, the team has made three final appearances in the IPL, losing all of them (in 2009 to the Deccan Chargers, in 2011 to the Chennai Super Kings and in 2016 to the Sunrisers Hyderabad). The team also finished runners-up in the 2011 CLT20.

The home ground of the Royal Challengers is the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. The team is currently captained by Virat Kohli and coached by Daniel Vettori.