Come March, The Trans-Tasman duo will look to help the Challengers end the long-awaited trophy drought. Shanker Basu played an important role in improving the performance graph of the Indian pacers with the likes of Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami. Former Zimbabwe international Grant Flower was Pakistan’s batting coach till last year. He’ll be assisted by RCB’s go-to man in the spin department– Yuzvendra Chahal. Given his cricketing adroitness, Mike played a very important role in shaping the Blackcaps cricket after 2011 fiasco. And add arsenal to their middle-order. It was founded in 2008 by United Spirits and named after the company's liquor brand Royal Challenge.Since its inception, the team has played its home matches at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Eoin Morgan. RCB have been tagged as the biggest underachievers in the history of the cash-rich league. © Copyright 2013-2021 CricTracker Pvt Ltd, ‘It matters what sort of players you have’ – Parthiv Patel feels Virat Kohli is more aggressive while leading India than RCB, People back home have a lot of expectations from me: Abdul Samad, IPL 2020: 10 Hilarious memes from MI vs KKR game, RCB launch new jersey design ahead of IPL 2020. Evan Speechly will be working alongside Shanker Basu and Navnita Gautam for the forthcoming season of the IPL. RCB’s auction aim was to address their death-bowling issues. While franchises like CSK have retained the same core for years, RCB have gone for a complete overhaul in their coaching set-up. They were one of the eight teams to compete in the tournament. Navnita Gautam First Female RCB Staff – He will be bringing himself in close with the team and his experience as the New Zealand coach and mentor which has earned him a good reputation. In the pursuit of honour and glory, Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore will flag off their IPL 2020 campaign against Sunrisers Hyderabad on 21st September. Former Team India trainer Shanker Basu has made a return to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as he has been appointed as the strength and conditioning coach … The staunch supporters of RCB will only hope that he plays an important role in changing the fortunes of the side. 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). With a new coaching staff, RCB fans are excited yet again and expecting a miracle in the IPL 2020. To wrap it up, it won’t be wrong to say that the franchise will put their money on Kohli and de Villiers to deliver for them yet again. The 44-year-old has always been under the radar for RCB over the years. One of the architects behind the Aussie's dominance in the late 2000s, Simon Katich has played 56 Test matches and 45 ODIs and has compiled over 5000 runs combining the numbers of both the formats. Who hit the most number of boundaries for RCB in Dream11 IPL 2020? Having finished as runners-up in three IPL season, Kohli and his troops will be desperate to finally end their long wait. It was during his tenure that the cricketing fraternity took notice of the team which showed a brilliant amount of dexterity and artistry on the 22-yards. The 51-year-olds stint with the Indian side started in 2015. Cricketnext Staff; Updated: November 7, 2020, 5:34 PM IST Citing to injuries, Adam Griffith retired at the age of 33. Ahead of the IPL 2020 auction, most franchises made changes to their support staff, with some of them roping in new head coaches as we enter a new decade. He has also been a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders and Perth Scorchers think tank, the experience which he has gained over the years will come in handy for the Challengers. Talking about players, RCB managed to get hold of multiple match-winning players in the IPL 2020 auction. With a new coaching staff, RCB fans are excited yet again and expecting a miracle in the IPL 2020. Get all the stats of the players of KKR and the support staff members only on the official website of Kolkata Knight Riders. india After a journey of peaks and valleys over the 12 years, Royal Challengers Bangalore completely overhauled their RCB also have three options in the wicketkeeping department– India’s Parthiv Patel, Australia’s Joshua Philippe and de Villiers. document.getElementById('newsnowlogo').onclick=function(){ window.open('http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Sport/Cricket','newsnow'); }; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo').style.cursor='pointer'; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo_a').style.textDecoration='none'; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo_a').style.borderBottom='0 none'; © 2013-2021 CricTracker Pvt Ltd All rights reserved. runs 418 #3. Along with them, we will see former New Zealand team’s head coach Mike Hesson as the Director of cricket operations for RCB. (File Photo/AP) Grant Flower, who had been Pakistan’s batting coach between 2014 and 2019, said there had been some “tough characters” in the Pakistan dressing room who did not take well to his advice.. IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals name Ryan Harris as bowling coach Former Australian pacer Ryan Harris was named as the bowling coach of Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals on Tuesday. RCB have also acquired Adam Zampa, who’ll be expected to deliver with on UAE tracks. Right from his preliminary days, Sridharan has been an exceptional player of spin bowling. Post the IPL auction, Mike Hesson has provided the right structure to the side and has also provided clarity of roles to each individual. In a ground-breaking move, Royal Challengers Bangalore appointed Navnita Goutham as the sports massage therapist. Royal Challengers Bangalore's head coach Simon Katich came to the defence of captain Virat Kohli after the team's exit from IPL 2020 . After a journey of peaks and valleys over the 12 years, Royal Challengers Bangalore completely overhauled their coaching staff ahead of the IPL 2020. RCB are slated to play three IPL 2020 encounters in September including their opening game against SRH. IPL 2020: We Are Not So Much Reliant on Batting, Have a Balanced Unit, Say RCB Coaching Heads Chasing their maiden IPL title, Royal Challengers Bangalore have all bases covered heading into the league, including its achilles heel, the death bowling, reckon members of its brand new coaching staff, Mike Hesson and Simon Katich. matches 14. runs 440. As their core coaching staff mentioned, RCB could heavily rely on the trio of Morris, Steyn and Saini if they do go ahead with Finch and the complete South African trio as permanent overseas players. Get latest cricket updates , live scores, top sports news , match highlights of Cricket, Football, Tennis and other sports on TimesNow RCB have been censured for their over-reliance on Kohli-de Villiers duo. With 18 years of valuable experience in the coaching arena, He is one of the most versatile and sought-after coaches. They’ve also been criticised for their inability to find the perfect combination of players. The former Tasmanian speedster has previously been a part of the support staff of the Australian Cricket in the year of 2016. IPL 2020: Virat Kohli reunites with RCB teammates, coaches after 7 days in self-isolation The Indian Premier League, which will be played in a bio-secure bubble from September 19 to November 10, with players and everybody associated with the tournament undergoing regular Covid-19 tests. Sridharan Sriram is known for his proficiency in playing spin and has also worked with Australia, one of the most formidable sides in the international circuit as a spin consultant. Australia captain Finch had a decent run in the T20Is recently and Padikkal had an impressive stint in the domestic circuit. The Revamped coaching staff of RCB which includes Mike Hesson and Simon Katich as the Head Coach seems to be on a mission to meliorate their team’s performance in IPL 2020 with the right strategy and right fit players. Adam Griffith is a familiar face in Australian cricket. cricketstorm.com/rcb-confirms-coaching-staff-list-for-ipl-2020 They’ve finished at the bottom place on three occasions in the previous three IPL editions. This will also be a help to RCB in deliver well for the IPL 2020 season. In 1988, Mike Hesson became the youngest person to obtain a level three New Zealand Cricket coaching qualification. The Virat Kohli -led unit has gone through a complete overhaul in its coaching staff. RCB parted ways with Gary Kirsten. IPL 2020: MI outplayed us, says RCB head coach Simon Katich 21 days ago IPL 2020, MI vs RCB: Wanted to come back stronger after last defeat, says Pollard 21 days ago The side’s pace battery has the likes of Mohammed Siraj, Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini. It was during the domestic season of 2000 when he made inroads to the senior Indian team after scoring 1075 runs in the Ranji Trophy. Moeen Ali, Washington Sundar and Shivam Dube will meanwhile take care of the all-rounders’ pack. The 2020 season was the 13th season for the IPL cricket franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. Over the years, the pair has consistently churned out runs for them. "Coaching is about trusting the players and allowing them to make their own decisions. ... Assistant Bowling Coach. Eager to end their woeful IPL campaign, RCB have several new additions to their squad. He made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu back in 2011 and is also a renowned name in the cricketing circles of Tamil Nadu. The RCB's coaching staff kicked off the preparations for IPL 2020 by organising a bonding session as the players haven't met each other for a long time. She is the first woman to be a part of the support staff for RCB and will be accountable for performing techniques regarding preparation prior to the game and also motivating the players in maintaining the right headspace throughout the tournament. The South-African born physiotherapist is a familiar face in the RCB dressing room as he has been associated with the Challengers for over a long period of time. Virat Kohli is the Captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the VIVO Indian Premier League 2020. IPL 2020: Next Four Games Will Make Or Break Our Tournament, Says RCB Coach Simon Katich IPL 2020: RCB, who are currently third in the IPL Points Table, will be playing four games in eight days. Malolan's gig with the Challengers will mark the beginning of a new chapter for the 30-year-old. No longer do they rely on AB de Villiers and Kohli for every occasion. Malolan Rangarajan will be heading the scouting annex for the Challengers in the upcoming season of the IPL. In fact, both Director of Cricket, Mike Hesson, head coach, Simpon Katich, and rest of coaches are also new to the players as they joined the franchise after IPL 2019. All of them have contributed to the shift in the mindset. Ahead of their IPL 2020 season, KXIP made impressive buys in the form of James Neesham, Ishan Porel and Chris Jordan. James Foster. RCB IPL Team 2020 Players List, Squad: The new watchword in the Royal Challengers Bangalore side (RCB) in IPL 2020 is squad balance.Virat Kohli and Yuzvendra Chahal both said that the RCB unit looks more balanced than previous years. In August 2019, Simon Katich was appointed as the head coach of the team. A fabulous finish in the league stages set this team against the best in IPL 2020. Strike Rate 117.96 #2. Simon Katich, the coach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) praised the batsmen of the side for applying themselves really well in the second training session ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.. It will be another season and another opportunity for RCB, who are eagerly waiting to lift the IPL trophy since the tournament’s inception. KXIP, similar to the last couple of seasons, started off strongly but wavered in the mid-stages of the tournament. Her role will be to identify and implement massage therapy to help the team prepare and recover better amidst a gruelling schedule. Have they succeeded in that? After facing SRH in their opening match, they’ll face Kings XI Punjab (24th September) and Mumbai Indians (28th September). He considers the improvement of Mohammed Shami as his biggest achievement over the decade. The BCCI appoints Sunil Joshi as chairman of selectors, India goes through to the T20 World Cup final, Yuzvendra Chahal in conversation with Dr. Sachin Nayak | RCB | My COVID Heroes, Bold Diaries: Yuzi’s biggest reason to smile, Essential Cricketing Fitness Methods And Lockdown Tips From Mike Hesson. Basu has been the brains behind evolving and introducing a new fitness regime for Mohammed Shami which eventually paid dividends for the speedster. Talking about players, RCB managed to get hold of multiple match-winning players in the IPL 2020 auction. ... IPL 2020 Top Batsmen #1. To gain momentum and bolster their chances of finishing in the upper half of points table, Kohli and his men will be hoping to register three wins in their first three matches. The franchise has roped in Mike Hesson and Simon Katich into their coaching staff. Despite being equipped with many match-winners, RCB have somehow failed to clinch the coveted trophy even once. It remains to be seen if the new coaching staff is given a long run or will the management ring more changes if RCB struggle in IPL 2020. The speedster was part of the Australia-A set-up after a productive domestic season for Tasmania In 2004. The IPL 2020 is slated to be played from September 19-November 10 in the UAE across three venues -- Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah.. Chris Donaldson. The franchise has roped in Mike Hesson and Simon Katich into their coaching staff. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Support Staff: Sriram in his initial days bowled serviceable off-spin and was also one of the most dependable batsmen for his state side, Tamil Nadu. Here are some insights into our coaching support staff who are also an integral part of the Bold side. The new leadership group, coaching staff and strategic thinktank, free of the burden of past failures, did wonders for Punjab. He will be a vital cog in fine-tuning and enhancing skills of each individual on how to counter spin in the T20 format. The coaching staff and Virat Kohli deserve a fair bit of credit for this. Shubman Gill. RCB have never won the IPL but finished runners-up on three occasions between 2009 and 2016. Who is the Captain of RCB? The 30-year-old parted ways with professional cricket after pertaining to lack of playing opportunities hence he identified a different roadmap and vision. But for the 13 th edition of IPL 2020, RCB has appointed former Australian cricketer Simon Katich as their head coach. Yes, a miracle; RCB do not have the best squad after the auction and have several questions to ponder on before arriving at a playing XI. In the IPL Auction , While they retained most of their Indian core. A few hours later, RCB bought the Proteas all-rounder exactly at the same price. It was the overseas players’ department that created a huge shuffle for them. Simon Katich, who coached Kolkata Knight Riders in … Fielding Coach. However, for this season, they’ll also have the likes of Devdutt Padikkal and Aaron Finch in their batting artillery. With the likes of Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj and Navdeep Saini, the RCB bowling wing will be highly benefitted from the inputs of Adam Griffith who has a very vast experience in the coaching forum. In August 2019, the former Blackcaps coach, Mike Hesson was roped into the RCB set-up for the role of Director of Cricket Operations. Bringing in Mike Hesson and Simon Katich into their coaching staff, with the addition of Aaron Finch could help the men in red. RCB reached on the verge of lifting the trophy thrice, however, they failed to cross the final hurdle. Evan has closely worked with Gauteng Lions, South Africa soccer team, Springbok Rugby side and Indian Cricket team. IPL 2020: 'Highly Professional, Well Respected by Team' - RCB Coach Backs Virat Kohli as Captain. 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