Mumbai. Former India coach Ravi Shastri believes that Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), playing good cricket under new captain Faf du Plessis, will make it to the playoffs in the 15th season of the IPL. Three-time runners-up RCB, who started their campaign with a loss against Punjab Kings, bounced back to beat Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals. Virat Kohli is playing as a player for the first time. The team has played 5 matches so far. Have won in 3 while lost in 2. In its sixth match, the team will go against Delhi Capitals after some time.
Ravi Shastri told Star Sports, ‘I believe that this season we will get to see a new champion. Royal Challengers Bangalore are doing well in this IPL and they will definitely make it to the playoffs. He said that as the tournament progresses. They keep coming in form. They are in good condition now. They keep getting better and better with each match. Shastri also said that the team’s new captain Du Plessis, former captain Virat Kohli and all-rounder Glenn Maxwell will play an important role in this season.
Faf as a bonus for the team
He said that Virat is doing well. Glenn Maxwell is with the team and we all know how dangerous he can be with the bat. Shastri said that he is a master at trouncing spinners and as the tournament progresses, he will be important for RCB. And then Fauf is leading his team, which is a bonus for him. However, the team was defeated by Chennai Super Kings in the last match.
RCB’s team is currently at number six in the points table with 6 points. At the same time, the team of Gujarat Titans led by Hardik Pandya is on top by winning 4 matches out of 5. He has 8 marks. The last time RCB’s team was successful in making it to the title round was in 2016. That is, about 6 years ago.