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Kumble was named captain of the Royal Challengers and on 1 May 2009.His captaincy and performance was prominent as the Challengers were able to recover from four losses in their first six games to qualify for the semifinals as the third best team in the League table, and on 23 May 2009 his team defeated the Chennai Super Kings by six wickets to earn a spot in the final against the Deccan Chargers, who along with Bangalore were the two least successful teams in last year’s edition.
He was Man of the Match performance in the final, when he took 4/16 runs but he was unable to prevent his team from succumbing to a six-run defeat. Kumble ended as the most successful spin bowler and the 2nd highest wicket-taker with 21 wickets at an economy rate of 5.86 runs per over behind Rudra Pratap Singh.
Do you think he will be one of the player RCB will retain this year or do you think you should have him in his your team??