RCB IPL Records: 7 Records held by Royal Challengers Bangalore

Published on: Mar 13, 2023 2:58 pm IST|Updated on: Mar 13, 2023 2:58 pm IST

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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has been a part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) since its inception in 2008. Although they have not won the coveted trophy yet, they have made their mark in the tournament with some incredible performances.

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Here are 7 RCB IPL Records.

  1. Highest Team Total in IPL – 263/5 vs Pune Warriors India in 2013

In IPL 2013, RCB produced one of the most stunning batting onslaughts in the history of T20 cricket. Chris Gayle’s unbeaten inning of 175 at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium helped RCB register a total of 263/5, making it the highest team total in IPL history.

  1. Highest Individual IPL Score – 175* by Chris Gayle vs PWI 2013

While RCB claimed the highest ever team total against Pune in IPL 2013, Chris Gayle created history to register the highest individual score in IPL. The Jamaican scored an unbelievable 175* to propel RCB to a total of 263 runs in their 20 overs. Gayle’s 175* was not only the highest individual score in IPL but also became the highest individual T20 score by any batsman.

  1. Most IPL Matches for the Same Franchise – Virat Kohli (200+ matches for RCB)

In IPL 2020, Virat Kohli unlocked a huge milestone of playing the most T20 matches for the same franchise. In all, he has played 186 IPL matches for RCB along with 15 appearances in the CLT20. He went past James Hildreth who had played 196 games for Somerset.

  1. Lowest Team Total in IPL – 49 vs KKR in 2017

RCB has been at both ends of the tunnel. While they registered the highest IPL team total in IPL 2013, the Kohli-led side skittled to the lowest team total in IPL 2017 against KKR. Chasing 132 runs to win, RCB was bowled out for a total of 49, the lowest ever team score in IPL history.

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  1. Most Runs for a Single Team in IPL – Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has scored the most runs in IPL history, and all of those runs have come while playing for RCB. Since making his debut for RCB in 2008, he has featured in 186 IPL games for them and has scored 5759 runs for them at an average of 38.65 with five centuries.

  1. Highest Partnership in IPL – AB De Villiers and Virat Kohli (229 runs vs GL in 2016)

The duo of Kohli and De Villiers made sure that the rare feat of two players of the same team scoring centuries was achieved in IPL 2017. While Virat made 109 runs, De Villiers smashed 12 sixes in his knock of 129, and in the process, they stitched a massive partnership of 229 runs, which is the highest partnership in IPL and the second-highest in T20 cricket.

  1. Most Runs as Captain in the IPL – Virat Kohli

RCB skipper Virat Kohli holds the record for most runs as captain in the IPL. In IPL 2020, Kohli surpassed Dhoni’s tally of most runs as captain in the IPL. This is an IPL record for RCB given Kohli has captained all his matches in the IPL for the Bengaluru-based franchise.

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RCB has been a part of some historic moments in the IPL, from Gayle’s unbeaten 175 to Kohli’s record-breaking achievements.

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