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IPL 9, Match 27: SRH v RCB – Statistical Highlights

AB de Villiers vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Hyderabad: Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers in action during an IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on April 30, 2016. (Photo Source: IANS)

Sunrisers Hyderabad found themselves back after a big loss against Rising Pune Supergiants. At the RGICS Hyderabad, SRH defeated RCB by a 15-run margin. Virat Kohli won the toss and asked David Warner & Co. to bat first and they were happy doing that and managed to post a big total of 194/5. Warner smashed 92 while other batsmen added their value. RCB never looked in the chase despite their batsmen scoring runs here and there. In the end, they finished off with 179/6. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

2 – Number of times Virat Kohli scored less than 20 in an innings in Twenty20s in 2016. Both the times he was dismissed by a Bangladeshi.

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2 – Number of games RCB has won in IPL at RGICS, Hyderabad. They lost 4 out of the 7 games while one of it ended in a tie where SRH got the upper hand over RCB. Among the visiting IPL teams, RCB is only the team to have a negative record at this venue.

3 – This is the 3rd time a team played with 3 left-arm pacers in an IPL game. DD in 2009 & RCB in 2013 were the two teams.

4 – Number of scores between 90 and 99 David Warner has in IPL, the most for any player.

5 – Number of scores between 90 and 99 David Warner has scored in Twenty20 cricket. Only Chris Gayle (9) has more than Warner.

6 – Number of consecutive matches chasing team won at RGICS, Hyderabad since last season. The streak started with SRH-RCB game last year but now it ended with a game between the same teams.

18 – Number of innings taken by Virat Kohli to complete 1000 runs in a T20 calendar year. Previous fastest is by Chris Gayle in 3 different seasons.

24 – Number of fifty plus scores David Warner has recorded in IPL as an opener. Only Gautam Gambhir (27) has more as opener in IPL.

30 – Number of fifty plus scores David Warner has recorded in IPL, the most by any player.

49.8 – David Warner’s batting average in IPL as captain is the highest for any other captain in the history of the league.

120 – Sixes hit by David Warner in IPL. Among overseas players, he is only behind Chris Gayle.

1006 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in Twenty20s in 2016. He became the 2nd Indian after Suresh Raina (1042 in 2010) to score 1000 runs in a calendar year.

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