• IPL 10, Match 20, GL v RCB – Statistical Highlights

    Here is a look at the numbers that panned out from the game

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    Yuzvendra Chahal. (Photo Source: BCCI)

    Royal Challengers Bangalore brought an end to their 3 consecutive losses in this season with a good win over Gujarat Lions in a high-scoring game at Rajkot. The game witnessed Chris Gayle becoming the first man in history to complete 10,000 Twenty20 runs and helped his side to post a total of 213/2. Gujarat Lions had their moments in the game with help of McCullum’s innings but crumbled in the 2nd half and fell short of RCB’s score by 21 runs despite a late rescue act from young Ishan Kishan. Here we look at all the records and stats created during the game.

    4 – Number of times Dhawal Kulkarni has dismissed Virat Kohli in IPL so far, the joint 2nd most times by any bowler. Ashish Nehra has got Kohli out 6 times while Sandeep Sharma also got Kohli 4 times.

    10 – Number of century stands between Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli in Twenty20 cricket, the most by any pair. Next most: 7 century stands between Kohli and AB de Villiers.

    13 – Number of 200+ totals Royal Challengers Bangalore have in IPL so far, the most by any team. They went past Chennai Super Kings who had 12 totals of 200+ in IPL.

    16 – Number of 200+ totals for Royal Challengers Bangalore in all Twenty20s, the joint-most 200+ totals by a team in this format. They equaled Somerset’s record of 16 totals of 200+ in T20s.

    18 – Number of Man of the Match awards in IPL for Chris Gayle so far, the most for any player. Yusuf Pathan has the next most with 16 Man of the Match awards.

    25 – Number of sixes hit in this game, the joint 2nd most in an IPL game. CSK-RR game in 2010 had 30 sixes while CSK-KXIP in 2008 also had 25 sixes.

    57 – Runs conceded by Ravindra Jadeja in this game, the most he has conceded in a Twenty20. In fact, this was the first time he has conceded over 50 in a Twenty20 game.

    243.75 – Ishan Kishan’s strike-rate of 243.75 in his innings of 39 off 16 balls was the highest in an innings for Gujarat Lions in IPL. (Min: 30 runs) Brendon McCullum had an S/R of 195.45 vs RPS last year. Kishan’s S/R is also the 2nd highest in a 30+ scored innings this IPL season behind Chris Morris, who had 422.22 vs RPS with his 9-ball 38.

    7534 – Runs scored by Chris Gayle in boundaries in Twenty20 cricket so far, easily the most by any player. Brendon McCullum, the 2nd highest run-getter in T20s behind Gayle has scored 7596 runs in the format a little ahead of Gayle’s runs in boundaries.

    10074 – Runs scored by Chris Gayle in Twenty20 cricket so far. He became the first player to score 10000 runs in this format.