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History of RCB in IPL: In which year did RCB reach the IPL final for first time?

By Kaif - March 22, 2024 - Last updated on Mar 22, 2024 12:24 PM
History of RCB in IPL: In which year did RCB reach the IPL final for first time?

History of RCB in IPL: In which year did RCB reach the IPL final for the first time?, How many times has RCB played IPL final?

The 17th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will start today (22 March). In the first match, the teams of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will face each other. In this match, Chennai team will enter the field with its new captain.

History of RCB in IPL

  • Every season starts with statements of fresh energy and confidence from key RCB players and support staff.
  • Their fans praise RCB on the field and on social media and have great expectations from them.
  • To promote RCB, their fans often raise slogans in Kannada language 'E Saal Cup Namde' (This year the cup is ours).
  • This slogan was also used on the official social media of RCB. But by the time the IPL ends, RCB and its fans become troll material on social media.
  • RCB has good batsmen, in some seasons they have been the best batsmen. Virat Kohli has been playing for RCB since the beginning. AB de Villiers has played 11 seasons and Chris Gayle has played 7 seasons.
  • These three match-winning batsmen played together from 2011-2017, during which they formed excellent partnerships in many seasons.
  • Players like Marcus Stoinis, Devdutt Padikkal, Sarfaraz Khan and Glenn Maxwell made a good impact in the limited season. The team had good bowlers in every season.
  • Despite all these qualities, RCB has not been able to win the IPL title till now. This team has reached the finals thrice so far, losing the finals twice by close margins.
  • But there is a big difference between playing IPL final matches three times and being an IPL winner once.

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RCB has played IPL final three times

In which year did RCB reach the IPL final for first time?

2009 IPL

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2009 IPL Final RCB vs DC: In the second season of IPL (2009), the final match was played between Deccan Chargers and Royal Challengers Bangalore. This match took place at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. RCB won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, Deccan Chargers had scored 143 runs at the loss of 6 wickets, in reply Bangalore could score only 137 runs at the loss of 9 wickets. Deccan Chargers won the match by 6 runs. Anil Kumble was chosen player of the match.

When did RCB play the final for the second time?

2011 IPL Final

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2011 IPL Final CSK vs RCB: In the fourth season of IPL (2011), the final match was played between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore. This match took place at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. After winning the toss and batting first, Chennai scored 205 runs at the loss of 5 wickets. In reply, RCB could score only 147 runs at the loss of 8 wickets. Chennai won the final match by 58 runs. Murali Vijay was chosen player of the match.

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When did RCB play the final for the third time?

2016 IPL Final

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2016 IPL Final RCB vs SRH: The final match in IPL 2016 was played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore. This match took place at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Hyderabad won the toss and batted first and scored 208 runs at the loss of 7 wickets. In reply, RCB could score only 200 runs at the loss of 7 wickets. Hyderabad won this match by 8 runs. Ben Cutting was chosen player of the match.

How many times has RCB played IPL final?

RCB has played the finals only three times (2009, 2011 and 2016) out of 17 seasons of IPL. RCB played the IPL 2009 final against Deccan Chargers, IPL 2011 final against Chennai and IPL 2016 final against SRH.

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