IPL 10, Match 31, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Gujarat Lions – Statistical Highlights

IPL 10, Match 31, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Gujarat Lions – Statistical Highlights

All the records and statistical achievements from the game.

Gujarat Lions
Gujarat Lions. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Royal Challengers Bangalore continue to put on embarrassing performances in this IPL as they were taken to a washing by the Gujarat Lions at the Bangalore. Put into bat by the Gujarat Lions, the Bangalore side was bowled out for just 134 with only two of their batsmen crossing 20-run mark.

In the chase, it was all about Aaron Finch who struck 6 sixes in his knock of 72 off just 34 balls to help Gujarat to finish the chase by 14th over. Here are all the records and statistical achievements from the game.

1 – For the first time in the IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore have been bowled out in consecutive innings. They were bowled out for 49 in their previous outing with the bat.

3 – Last three players to make their professional cricket debut in the IPL have earned their caps from Gujarat Lions. Shivil Kaushik, Tejas Baroka and Ankit Soni (this game) are the three players.

9 – Number of times AB de Villiers has been dismissed ‘runout’ in the IPL so far, the most run out dismissals for any overseas player in the IPL. He went past Mahela Jayawardene (8) among overseas players.

10 – Suresh Raina becomes the first player in the IPL to aggregate over 300 runs in each of the 10 seasons so far. He has 309 runs in the current IPL season.

12 – Wickets picked by Andrew Tye in the five IPL games he has played so far, the joint most wickets taken by any player in the first 5 games in their IPL career. Adam Zampa also picked 12 wickets in his first 5 games of his IPL career.

22 – Number of balls Aaron Finch took to score his fifty in this game, the fastest fifty in IPL by a Gujarat Lions’ player. Previous fastest: 26 balls by Dwayne Smith vs DD in 2016.

37 – Balls remaining in the Gujarat Lions innings when they chased down RCB’s total. This is the 2nd biggest win in terms of balls to spare for any team in the IPL against the RCB. The biggest loss is with 42 balls remaining by Rajasthan Royals in 2014.

100 – This game was the 100th IPL game for Brendon McCullum. He is now the 29th player and only the 6th overseas player to feature in 100 IPL games.

134 – Royal Challengers Bangalore’s total of 134 in this game is their 4th lowest total at Bangalore’s M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in the IPL and their 2nd lowest total while batting first at the venue.

183 – Total runs scored by Royal Challengers Bangalore across their previous two innings with the bat, the joint lowest runs scored by any team in IPL history across two consecutive innings. Kochi Tuskers Kerala aggregated 183 runs in 2011 across their two games.