Royal Challengers Bangalore (Kannada: ರಾಯಲ್ ಚಾಲೆಂಜರ್ಸ್ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು; often abbreviated as RCB) is acricket team based in Bangalore that plays in the Indian Premier League. The team is currently led by Virat Kohliand coached by South African Ray Jennings. The team is owned by Vijay Mallya, through his flagship firm UB Group.[1] The director of the team is Siddharth Mallya.[2][3] RCB plays all its home matches at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. The franchise has been one of the most successful and consistent in the IPL having reached the semis/play-off's every season apart from 2008 and 2012. It was the only team in the world to have qualified for and played in all the three seasons of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, until in 2012, RCB came fifth in the points table, and failed to qualify for either the playoffs or the Champions League Twenty20 2012