IPL 2019: Match 42, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab – Statistical Highlights
Here are all the major stats and numbers that were created by RCB and KXIP in Bangalore.
Updated - Apr 25, 2019 11:13 am
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) continued to stay alive in the IPL 2019 as they won their 3rd straight game and have four wins from their last five matches. After a 70-run powerplay, the RCB team struggled to get going in the middle overs. However, AB de Villiers gave a perfect ending to the innings along with Marcus Stoinis. The duo scored 64 runs in the last three overs to power the hosts to 202/4. The Kings XI were cruising at 101/1 after nine overs but RCB’s best effort with the ball at the death helped them win the game by 17 runs.
Here are all the major stats and numbers that were created by RCB and KXIP in Bangalore:
A first for RCB:
1 – For the first time in the IPL, the Royal Challengers Bangalore have successfully defended a total in three successive matches. They defeated KKR and CSK by 10 runs and 1 run respectively in their previous two games.
RCB continue their dominance over KXIP:
4 – The Royal Challengers Bangalore won all the four matches they played against the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL since the start of 2018. Their previous three wins against KXIP came while chasing a target.
A high finish:
48 – Runs aggregated by RCB in their last two overs – 21 runs in 19th and 27 in the 20th; the most by any team across the 19th and 20th overs in an IPL inning. As many as four teams have scored a maximum of 45 runs in the last two overs in an IPL inning including MI against CSK earlier this season.
RCB’s biggest match winner:
18 – Number of Player of the Match awards for AB de Villiers in the IPL for the Royal Challengers Bangalore; the most by any player for RCB. He went past Chris Gayle’s 17 MOM awards for the RCB in this league.
Rahul @ 3.000:
93 – Innings KL Rahul needed for completing 3,000 runs in the Twenty20 format; the joint 5th quickest to the milestone. He is also the 2nd fastest among the players from Asia behind Babar Azam (92 innings).
1 – KL Rahul is the only player from India to complete 3,000 runs in the Twenty20 format in less than 100 innings. Prior to Rahul, both Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina were the fastest to 3,000 T20 runs among Indians. Both the players needed 107 innings for this milestone.
Umesh’s happy hunting opponent:
29 – Number of wickets Umesh Yadav bagged in the IPL against the Kings XI Punjab; the most by any player against an opposition. Umesh, with his 3-wicket haul, went past Dwayne Bravo’s tally of 28 wickets against the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the league.