Royal Challengers Bangalore have not won a single title in 11 years. Skipper Virat Kohli will be eager to win the maiden title for the franchise this season, especially with the World Cup starting immediately after the tournament.
PCB chairman Ehsan Mani hopes BCCI allows its players to play in T20 leagues overseas, including the Pakistan Super League. At present, BCCI's rules forbid Indian players to compete outside the country.
Lungi Ngidi conceded only 10 runs and took four wickets before Suresh Raina hit a measured 61 as Chennai Super Kings eliminated Kings XI Punjab from the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a five-wicket win