RCB lowest score in IPL – Royal Challengers Bangalore over the years have developed the reputation of power-hitters in the IPL. With the likes of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell Brendon McCullum representing the franchise, they have staged some sensational performances and are also the proud owners of the highest score in the league.
They have played some dominant cricket, there’s also no denying the fact that they have at times played poor cricket, which has been one of the reasons for them not winning the IP trophy till date.
|RCB’s Lowest IPL Total||Opposition||Venue||Year|
|1||49||Kolkata Knight Riders||Kolkata||2017|
|2||70||Rajasthan Royals||Abu Dhabi||2014|
|3||70||Chennai Super Kings||Chennai||2019|
|4||82||Kolkata Knight Riders||Bengaluru||2008|
|5||87||Chennai Super Kings||Port Elizabeth||2009|
1. 49 vs Kolkata Knight Riders
RCB’s lowest score in IPL came against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2017. Chasing the target of just 132 runs, many expected RCB to win easily. But this wasn’t the case as KKR pacers came out all guns blazing to bundle out the Virat Kohli-led side for just 49 runs in 9.4 overs. Notably, none of the RCB batters reached double figures.
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2. 70 vs Rajasthan Royals
The second lowest score for RCB in IPL came against Rajasthan Royals in 2014 at Abu Dhabi. Batting first, RCB batters struggled to get going as Pravin Tambe took 4 wickets to rattle the opposition’s batting line-up. Skipper Virat Kohli top-scored for his side with 21 as RCB posted just 70 runs on the board, which RR chased in 13 overs.
3. 70 vs Chennai Super Kings
70 runs against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2019 was RCB’s third-lowest score in IPL. It was a season opener in Chennai when batting first RCB were left devastated by CSK’s spinners. The likes of Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir and Ravindra Jadeja took 8 wickets between them as RCB were bowled out for just 70 runs. The MS Dhoni-led side then chased the target in 17.4 runs to win the match.
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4. 83 vs Kolkata Knight Riders
RCB’s fifth lowest score in IPL also came against Kolkata Knight Riders in the inaugural edition of the league. It was during the first match of the IPL when KKR on account of Brendon MCCullum’s 158 runs posted a total of 222 runs on the board. Chasing the total, RCB tumbled as only bowler Praveen Kumar top scored with 18 runs in the team’s 70 runs on the board. The Bangalore based franchise lost the match by 140 runs.
5. 87 vs Chennai Super Kings
RCB’s fifth lowest score in IPL came in Port Elizabeth in 2019. Chasing the target of 180 runs the Bangalore based franchise had a horrendous start as they lost the first wicket on the third ball. They then failed to get going and lost wickets in quick succession and were bowled out for just 87 runs.
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