IPL 2018 : Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Statistical Preview

All the stats and facts all you need to know about star studded side Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli is the highest run getter for RCB in IPL

The world's biggest and best T20 league, the Indian Premier League is around the corner. The 2018 season will be the 11th season of IPL and will be held from 7 April to 27 May 2018.

Royal Challengers Bangalore is considered by many as one the unluckiest teams in the Indian Premier League. Despite having so many star players over the years, they are yet to win the trophy. Inconsistency has always been RCB's main issue in the Indian Premier League. However, a new season brings with new hopes for the Virat Kohli led team.

Here is a look at Royal Challengers Bangalore 's historyin IPL so far :-

Runners - up - 3 Times ( 2009, 2011 & 2016 )

Semifinalists - 2 Times ( 2010 & 2015 )

Team Records 

1. Result summary:

 Opposition

 Span

 Mat

 Won

 Lost

 NR

 %W

 Mumbai Indians

 2008-17 

 21

 8

 13

 0

 0.0

 Chennai Super Kings

 2008-15

 20

 7

 12

 1

 35.0 

 Delhi Daredevils

 2008-17

 19

 12

 6

 1

 63.1

 Rajasthan Royals 

 2008-15

 16

 8

 7

 1

 50.0

 Kolkata Knight Riders

 2008-17

 20

 9

 11

 0

 45.0

 Kings Xi Punjab

 2008-17

 20

 8

 12

 0

 40.0

 Sunrisers Hyderabad 

 2013-17

 10

 4

 6

 0

 40

 Pune Warriors

 2011-13

 5

 5

 0

 0

 100

 Kochi Tuskers Kerala

 2011-11

 2

 2

 0

 0

 100

 Gujarat Lions

 2016-17

 5

 3

 2

 0

 60.0

 Rising Pune Supergiant

 2016-17

 4

 2

 2

 0

 50.0

 Deccan Chargers

 2008-12

 11

 5

 6

 0

 45.5

 Total

 2008-17

 153 

 73

 77

 3

 47.1

 

2. Performance summary in IPL:

 Year

 Mat 

 Won 

 Lost 

 NR 

 Position 

 Summary 

 2008

 14

 4

 10

 0

 7th

 group-stage 

 2009

 16

 9

 7

 0

 2nd

 Runners-up 

 2010

 16

 8

 8

 0

 3rd

 play-offs

 2011

 17

 10

 6

 1

 2nd

 Runners-up

 2012

 16

 8

 7

 1

 5th

 group-stage

 2013

 16

 9

 7

 0

 5th 

 group-stage

 2014

 14

 5

 9

 0

 7th

 group-stage

 2015

 16

 8

 6

 2

 3rd

 play-offs

 2016

 16

 9

 7

 0

 2nd

 Runners-up

 2017

 14

 3

 10

 1

 8th

 group-stage

 

3. Highest Team Total:

 Score

 Opposition

 Venue

 Year

 263/5

 Pune Warriors 

 Bangalore 

 2013 

 248/3

 Gujarat Lions

 Bangalore

 2016

 235/1

 Mumbai Indians 

 Mumbai

 2015

 

4. Lowest Team Total:

 Score

 Opposition

 Venue

 Year

 49

 Kolkata Knight Riders 

 Kolkata 

 2017 

 70

 Rajasthan Royals

 Abu Dhabi 

 2014

 82

 Kolkata Knight Riders

 Bangalore

 2008


Batting Records

Chris Gayle holds the record for the highest individual score for RCB, in IPL and in T20 so far - 175* | AFP

1. Most Runs:

 Player

 Span

 Mat

 Runs

 Avg

 SR

 HS

 100

 50

 Virat Kohli

 2008-2017

 149

 4418

 37.44

 129.82

 113

 4

 30

 Chris Gayle

 2011-2017

 85

 3163

 43.32

 152.72

 175*

 5

 19

 AB de Villiers

 2011-2017

 101

 2802

 40.02

 158.12

 133*

 2

 19


2. Highest Individual scores:

  1. Chris Gayle - 175* vs Pune Warriors at Bangalore (2013)

  2. AB de Villiers - 133* vs Mumbai Indians at Mumbai (2015)

  3. AB de Villiers - 129* vs Gujarat Lions at Bangalore (2016)

3. Most runs in a season:

 Player

 Mat

 Runs

 Avg

 SR

 HS

 100

 50

 Year

 Virat Kohli

 16

 973

 81.08

 152.03

 113

 4

 7

 2016

 Chris Gayle

 15

 733

 61.08

 160.74

 128*

 1

 7

 2012

 Chris Gayle

 16

 708

 59.0

 156.29

 175*

 1

 4

 2013

 AB de Villiers

 16

 687

 52.84

 168.79

 129*

 1

 6

 2016


4. Highest batting average (Min 25 innings played ) :

  1. Chris Gayle (2011 - 2017)     -  43.32

  2. AB de Villiers (2011 - 2017)   -  40.02

  3. Virat Kohli (2008 - 2017)        -  37.44

  4. Jacques Kallis (2008-2010)   -   31.44

5. Highest strike rate (Min 250 balls faced):

  1. AB de Villiers (2011 - 2017) - 158.12

  2. Chris Gayle (2011 - 2017)    - 152.72

  3. KL Rahul (2013 - 2016)        - 145.29

  4. Ross Taylor (2008 - 2010)    -  142.03


Bowling Records

Yuzvendra Chahal has been extremely successful for RCB | AFP

1. Most wickets:

 Player

 Span

 Mat

 Wkts

 Avg

 Eco

 BBi

 4-fers

 R Vinay Kumar 

 2008-2013 

 64

 72

 25.30 

 8.37 

 4/40 

 1

 Yuzvendra Chahal 

 2014-2017

 55

 70

 21.92

 7.89

 4/25

 1

 Zaheer Khan

 2008-2013

 44

 49

 26.77

 7.85

 4/17

 1


2. Best bowling figures in an innings:

  1. Anil Kumble - 5/5 vs Rajasthan Royals at Cape Town (2009)

  2. Jaydev Unadkat - 5/25 vs Delhi Daredevils at Delhi (2013)

  3. Samuel Badree - 4/9 vs Mumbai Indians at Bangalore (2017)

3. Most wickets in a season:

 Player

 Mat 

 Wkts 

 Avg 

 Eco 

 BBi 

 Year 

 Yuzvendra Chahal 

 15

 23

 18.04 

 8.86

 3/40 

 2015

 R Vinay Kumar

 16

 23

 21.43

 8.19

 3/18

 2013

 Anil Kumble

 16

 21

 16.52

 5.86

 5/5

 2009

 

4. Best bowling average (Min 25 Wickets) -

  1. Mitchell Starc (2014-2015)             - 20.38

  2. Yuzvendra Chahal (2014 - 2015)   - 21.92

  3. Srinath Arvind (2011 - 2017)          - 23.08

  4. Anil Kumble (2008 - 2010)              - 23.51

5. Best economy rate (Min 25 Wickets) -

  1. Anil Kumble (2008 - 2010)    -  6.57

  2. Dale Steyn (2008 - 2010)      -  6.79

  3. Mitchell Starc (2014 - 2015)  -  7.16

  4. Zaheer Khan (2008 - 2013)   -  7.85


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 04 Apr, 2018

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