1. Faf du Plessis

The 37-year-old batter has played an exact number of 100 IPL matches so far in which he has amassed 2,935 runs at an average of 34.94. The batter has a strike rate of 131.08 in the tournament. He was bagged by the RCB at a whopping price of INR 7 crore.

2. Glenn Maxwell

The 33-year-old batter has played 97 IPL matches in which he has scored a total of 2018 runs averaging 25.23 in the process. His strike rate also remains at a high of 151.84. He also had 22 wickets under his name in the tournament.

3. Wanindu Hasaranga

However, the mystery spinner wasn’t able to weave any magic as he failed to pick even a single wicket in two matches he played for the franchise. The right-arm bowler will look to provide vital breakthroughs for his side and score some quick runs down the order if needed.

4. Josh Hazlewood

Known for his persistent lines and lengths, Hazlewood will be a key performer for RCB in the upcoming IPL season.Bowling during the field restrictions, Hazlewood can look to contain batters from scoring quick runs while his other teammates including Harshal Patel and Mohammed Siraj can keep an eye on taking wickets for their side.

5. Other overseas options

Finn Allen, Jason Behrendorff, David Willey and Shefane Rutherford.