Royal challengers bangalore (kannada: ರಾಯಲ್ ಚಾಲೆಂಜರ್ಸ್ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು; often abbreviated as rcb) is a cricket team based in bangalore that plays in the indian premier league. the team is currently led by virat kohli and coached by south african ray jennings. the team is owned by vijay mallya, through his flagship firm ub group. the director of the team is sidhartha mallya. rcb plays all its home matches at the m. chinnaswamy stadium.