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IPL 9, Match 50: RCB v KXIP – Statistical Highlights

Royal Challengers Bangalore
Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Royal Challengers Bangalore are just 1 win away from making into playoffs after they defeated Kings XI Punjab in a rain affected match by 82 runs according to Duckworth Lewis method at Bangalore.

After being asked to bat, RCB posted a huge total of 211/3 in restricted 15 overs with Virat Kohli scoring yet another century. KXIP kept losing wickets from the start and were never really in the hunt due to scoreboard pressure. They were 120/9 in 14 overs before rain interrupted again. Here we look at all the stats and records recorded during the game.

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1 – For the first time in his Twenty20 career, Virat Kohli recorded strike rate of over 200 in an innings. [Min: 20 balls]

4 – Number of centuries Virat Kohli has in Twenty20 cricket, most by an Indian in this format.

4 – Number of centuries Virat Kohli has in IPL, only Chris Gayle (5) has more.

4 – Number of centuries Virat Kohli has scored in Twenty20 cricket as captain, joint most by any player in this format.

4 – Number of centuries Virat Kohli has scored in this IPL. He became the first player to score 4 tons in a T20 tournament.

4/25 – Yuzvendra Chahal picked up his maiden 4-wicket haul in T20 Cricket. His previous best was 3/11.

7 – Number of century stands Kohli-Gayle pair has recorded in IPL, joint most by any pair.

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8 – Number of century stands Kohli-Gayle pair has recorded in Twenty20 cricket, most by any pair.

9 – Number of fifty plus scores Virat Kohli has scored in this IPL, the joint most by any player in a T20 tournament.

10 – Number of Man of the match awards Virat Kohli has received in Twenty20 cricket in 2016, joint 2nd most in a calendar year.

11 – Number of times Virat Kohli has scored over 75 in Twenty20 cricket in 2016, most by any player in a calendar year.

11 – Number of times Virat Kohli has scored over 75 in IPL. Only Chris Gayle has (17) more.

12 – Virat Kohli’s batting average against Sandeep Sharma in IPL. Kohli has got out to Sandeep on 4 occasions scoring 48 runs in 27 balls.

17 – Number of catches AB de Villiers has taken in this IPL season, the most by any player in an IPL season.

19 – Number of fifty plus stands Kohli-Gayle pair has recorded in IPL, most by any pair.

22 – Number of Man of the match awards Virat Kohli has in Twenty20 Cricket, the most by any Indian player in this format. Suresh Raina has 20 while Rohit Sharma has 18.

28 – Number of fifty plus scores Virat Kohli has in IPL. Only 3 players have more fifty plus scores in IPL.

48 – Number of fifty plus scores Virat Kohli has scored in Twenty20 Cricket, the most by any Indian and joint 3rd most by any player in this format.

211 – Runs scored by RCB at 15 overs. These are the most a team has made before 15th over in an IPL game.

797 – Runs scored by Chris Gayle against Kings XI Punjab in Twenty20 Cricket, the most a player has scored against a single opposition in this format.

865 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in this IPL. He became the first player to score over 800 runs in a T20 tournament/series.

2042 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in Twenty20 cricket at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. He became the 1st player to score 2000 runs at a venue in T20s.

2629 – Partnership runs between Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle in overall Twenty20 cricket. They are the first pair to aggregate 2500 runs in this format.

4002 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in IPL. He became the 1st player to score 4000 runs in IPL.

4667 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in Twenty20 cricket in India. He became the 1st player to score over 4500 runs at in India in T20s.

6337 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in Twenty20 cricket, the most by an Indian and 5th most by any player in overall.

How did the match pan out? – IPL 9, Match 50 Review: Fearless Kohli takes RCB to the second spot

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