IPL 2018: Match 29, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Statistical Highlights

IPL 2018: Match 29, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Statistical Highlights

All the stats and numbers that were recorded during KKR' 3rd consecutive win against RCB in Chinnaswamy.

Chris Lynn
Kolkata Knight Riders’ Chris Lynn in action. (Photo by IANS)

Royal Challengers Bangalore slumped to yet another defeat while defending a total as the Kolkata Knight Riders defeated the home team to register their 4th win of the tournament. Virat Kohli’s unbeaten fifty helped RCB to end up a respectable total of 175/4. Chris Lynn played an anchor role during the chase watching his partners taking on the home team bowlers. Lynn remained unbeaten on 62 to see his team through the target with six wickets and five balls to spare.

All the stats and numbers that were recorded during KKR’ 3rd consecutive win against RCB in Chinnaswamy:

3 – Andre Russell became only the 3rd player to be dismissed for a duck on his birthday in the IPL. Misbah-ul-Haq in the 2008 edition while playing for RCB and Chris Morris in 2016 for DD bagged ducks on their birthday.


6Kolkata Knight Riders were the chasing side on six occasions in the IPL against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. They ended up on the winning side in all those six matches.


9 – Kolkata Knight Riders now have won nine T20 matches out of the 15 they played in Bangalore. These are the joint 2nd most for any team at this venue. RCB won 36 matches while Mumbai Indians also won nine of the 12 T20 matches.


19 – Number of fifty-scores of Virat Kohli in losing cause in the IPL. Rohit Sharma scored 14 fifties in the losing cause in the IPL. No player other than these two scored more than 12 fifty-plus scores in IPL coming in the losing cause.


24 – Virat Kohli scored 24 fifty-plus scores in the Twenty20 format in losing cause; the joint most for any player. Chris Gayle also had 24 fifty-plus scores in the T20 format coming in the losing cause.


42 – Balls Chris Lynn needed for scoring his fifty in this game. This is his slowest fifty among his 23 fifty-plus scores in the Twenty20 format. Chris Lynn’s maiden T20 fifty in the 2012 SLPL and his only fifty in the 2017/18 BBL came in 40 balls.


2005 – Runs Robin Uthappa scored in the IPL for the Knight Riders. He became the 2nd player after Gautam Gambhir (3035) to score 2000 IPL runs for KKR.


20018 – Dinesh Karthik completed 20000 runs in his professional career. He reached the milestone when he reached his individual score of five runs in this game.