IPL 9, Match 30: RCB v KKR – Statistical Highlights

IPL 9, Match 30: RCB v KKR – Statistical Highlights

Kolkata Knight Riders
Bengaluru : Kolkata Knight Riders celebrate fall of a wicket during an IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, on May 2, 2016. (Photo Source: IANS)

Kolkata Knight Riders are back on track after a couple of losses as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.

After been put into bat, RCB managed to score 185/6 thanks to fifties from Rahul and Kohli.

KKR were struggling at halfway losing 4 wickets and with required run rate over 13. However, Andre Russell’s onslaught along with Yusuf Pathan gave a 5-wicket win for KKR with 5 balls to spare. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

Statistical Highlights – Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL:

3 – Number of fifties KL Rahul has scored in last 3 innings. This is the first time in his Twenty20 career he has scored 3 consecutive fifties. In fact, he never scored more than 40 runs in 2 consecutive innings.

4 – Number of times KKR batted 2nd against RCB in IPL. All the 4 times KKR ended on winning side.

4 – Number of times Piyush Chawla has dismissed AB de Villiers, the most by any bowler. In overall T20 cricket, only Ravi Ashwin (5 times) dismissed ABD more often.

6 – Number of consecutive innings Chris Gayle has played in Twenty20 Cricket without scoring a double-digit score. Before this streak, he never got out in double digits in more than 3 consecutive innings in this format.

8.5 – AB de Villiers’s average in Twenty20 Cricket against Piyush Chawla. He scored 34 runs in 38 balls against Chawla and got out 4 times.

10.36 – Umesh Yadav’s economy rate in IPL vs RCB. His worst against any opponent in Twenty20 Cricket.

10 – Number of fifty plus scores Yusuf Pathan has scored while chasing in IPL. Only 3 players have scored more fifty-plus scores while chasing.

12 – Number of times RCB has failed to defend a total of 170+ in IPL, most by any team.

13 – Number of fifty plus scores of Virat Kohli came in losing cause in IPL, the most for any player.

15 – Number of times Yusuf Pathan has been unbeaten in successful run chases in IPL, the most by any player.

50 – Number of catches Virat Kohli has taken in IPL. He is only the 3rd Indian and 6th player in overall to take 50 catches in IPL.

52 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in this game. This is the first time he has scored a fifty vs KKR in IPL. His previous best against them was 38.

100 – Number of matches Gautam Gambhir has played as captain in IPL. Only MS Dhoni (137) has played more matches as captain in IPL.

68 – Number of dismissals Robin Uthappa has made in IPL as a keeper. He is only behind Dinesh Karthik (90) and MS Dhoni (85).

1058 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in Twenty20 Cricket in 2016, the most by an Indian in this format in a calendar year. He went past Suresh Raina who had 1042 runs in 2010.

1600 – Runs scored by Yusuf Pathan has scored while chasing in IPL. Only 4 players have scored more runs while chasing than Yusuf.

How did the match pan out? – IPL 9 Match 30 Review: Yusuf Pathan powers KKR to a thumping win