Founded in 2008, Royal Challengers Bangalore also popularly known as RCB is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Sports Limited (USL).
The Bangalore based outfit have reached the IPL finals on 3 occasions – 2009, 2011 & 2016 but failed to lift the trophy each time. They also finished runners up in the 2011 CLT20 trophy losing the finals to league rivals Mumbai Indians.
The team plays it home games at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore is skippered by current Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is also the only IPL player to have played for a single franchise since its inception in 2008. Daniel Vettori is RCB’s head coach.