IPL 2018: Match 39, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – Statistical Highlights
All the key stats and numbers that were recorded during the thrilling encounter between SRH and RCB.
Updated - May 8, 2018 1:27 am
The Royal Challengers Bangalore now know they shouldn’t be taking undue risks while chasing even a modest target against the Sunrisers Hyderabad as their strong batting line-up fell five runs short of the home team’s total of 146. Kane Williamson’s fifty and Shakib Al Hasan’s all-round efforts were crucial in helping SRH register their 5th consecutive win. The Sunrisers have nearly confirmed their spot in the playoffs with their 8th win in ten matches they have played this season while the Royal Challengers slumped to their 7th defeat and are on the verge of elimination.
All the key stats and numbers that were recorded during the exciting contest between SRH and RCB:
2 – This is the 2nd time that RCB have lost a game after bowling out their opponent in the IPL. They lost to KKR in 2017 after bowling them out for 131. This is also the 2nd time when SRH won the match after being bowled out. They successfully defended their total of 118/10 against MI earlier this season.
2 – Royal Challengers Bangalore have defeated the home team only twice in nine IPL matches in Hyderabad. They lost two of the three matches against Deccan Chargers and managed to win only one out of the six matches against SRH at this venue.
5 – This win is Sunrisers’ 5th consecutive win in this IPL; their joint longest winning streak in the IPL. They won five consecutive matches between the 2016 and 2017 editions.
12 – Kane Williamson‘s fifty in the match his 12th score of fifty-plus while batting first in the Twenty20 format. All those 12 fifty-plus scores have come in a winning cause.
57 – The wicket of Colin de Grandhomme is Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s first in 57 balls since Shane Watson’s wicket in the game against CSK. Had Bhuvneshwar not picked the wicket with the last ball, this would have been the first instance since the start of 2015 where he went wicketless in successive IPL matches even after bowling four overs.
1031 – Runs Virat Kohli has scored in unsuccessful IPL run-chases. He became the 2nd player to score 1000 runs unsuccessful chases in the IPL after Robin Uthappa (1066).