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IPL 10, Match 34, Rising Pune Supergiant v Royal Challengers Bangalore – Statistical Highlights

All the records and statistical achievements from the game.

Rising Pune Supergiant celebrate after winning against Royal Challengers Bangalore. (Photo: IANS)

Royal Challengers Bangalore will need to do create history to qualify for playoffs by 13 or fewer points which has never happened in the IPL previously. Even for that, they need to win all their remaining 4 games as their loss against Rising Pune Supergiant put their chances of a shot at the championship in tatters.

Virat Kohli alone scored 55 out of RCB’s total of 96/9 after they restricted the hosts to just 157/3, a below par total at Pune. Here are all the records and statistical achievements from the game.

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1 – For the first time Royal Challengers Bangalore have lost an IPL game at the MCA Stadium, Pune. They have won all the 4 games they played at the venue before this.

3 – For the first time in his IPL career, AB de Villiers has been dismissed for a single digit score in the IPL in three consecutive innings. He scored 8, 5 and 3 in his previous 3 outings with the bat.

6 – Number of consecutive 30+ scores for Rahul Tripathi in this IPL, the joint 2nd most consecutive scores of 30+ for any player in the IPL. Matthew Hayden had 10 consecutive scores of 30+ in 2009.

7 – Runs conceded by Lockie Ferguson in this game, the joint 2nd fewest runs conceded by anyone in a 4-over spell in the IPL. Fidel Edwards and Ashish Nehra conceded 6 runs vs KKR and KXIP respectively in 2009 while Rahul Sharma also conceded 7 runs in 2011 vs MI.

10 – Number of batsmen who failed to make double digit scores in RCB’s innings in this game; the joint 2nd most in an innings in the IPL. Highest is 11 by RCB vs KKR earlier this season. 10 RCB batsmen failed to get into double digits vs KKR in the inaugural IPL game in 2008.

16 – Number of fifty-plus scores in losses for Virat Kohli in the IPL, the most by any player. Kohli has 5 fifty-plus scores in unsuccessful cases, the joint 2nd most behind David Warner’s 7.

61 – Margin by which Rising Pune Supergiant won this game, the 3rd highest victory margin for any team after posting less than 160. The highest is 82 runs by KKR vs RCB couple of games ago.

96/9 – Royal Challengers Bangalore’s total of 96/9 in this game is the 4th lowest total by any team in the IPL after playing all 20 overs. Lowest is 92/8 by KXIP vs CSK in 2009.

96 – RCB’s total of 96 is the lowest total in IPL to include a fifty. The previous lowest total is 99/0 by RCB vs DD. Gayle alone scored 62* in that game.

5046 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in Twenty20 cricket on Indian soil, the most by any player. He became the first player to aggregate 5000 T20 runs in a single country.

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