IPL 2018 : Virat Kohli's IPL journey with RCB in numbers

IPL 2018 : Virat Kohli's IPL journey with RCB in numbers

Virat Kohli is one of two players to play for a single franchise for a decade.

Virat Kohli is often regarded as chase king or modern day run-machine in the today's world. Kohli, who has captained RCB to IPL 2016 final, is an incomparable batsman and the heartbeat of his team Royal Challengers Bangalore.

In Indian Premier League, Virat Kohli has been playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore since 2008. Over the years he has taken his game to another level and has made several new records, especially in 2016 season, where he scored hundreds for fun.

Here is a look at Virat Kohli's achievements for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League:

1. IPL Batting Career Summary

 Span  Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  Avg  SR  HS  100  50
 2008-2017  149  141  23  4418  37.44  129.82  113  4  30

- Virat Kohli is all time leading run scorer of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.

- Virat Kohli has scored second most 100s and most 50s for RCB.

- Virat Kohli with 4 hundreds is the second highest century maker after Chris Gayle (5) in the Indian Premier League.

- Virat Kohli is the only batsman to score four hundreds in a single IPL season in 2016. 

2. Performance by series

 Year  Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  Avg  SR  HS  100  50
 2008  13  12  1  165  15.00  105.09  38  0  0
 2009  16  13  2  246  22.36  112.32  50  0  1
 2010  16  13  2  307  27.90  144.81  58  0  1
 2011  16  16  4  557  46.41  121.08  65  0  4
 2012  16  15  2  364  28.00  111.65  73*  0  2
 2013  16  16  2  634  45.28  138.73  99  0  6
 2014  14  14  1  359  27.61  122.10  73  0  2
 2015  16  16  5  505  45.90  130.82  82*  0  3
 2016   16  16  4  973  81.08  152.03  113  4  7
 2017  10  10  0  308  30.80  122.22  64  0  4
 Overall  149  141  23  4418  37.44  129.82  113  4  30

 

Virat Kohli holds the following records of the IPL:

- Most runs by a batsman in a single season (973 runs in 2016).

- Youngest batsman (22 years and 5 months) to score 500 or more runs in a single season ( 557 runs in 2011).

- 81.08 highest average for a batsman in a single season (Min 400 runs)

Virat Kohli's record since IPL 2010:

- Virat Kohli has scored 3700 runs at an average of 43.52 and at a strike rate of 131.43 with 4 hundred and 28 fifties in 104 matches since IPL 2010.

- Virat Kohli has scored most runs in the Indian Premier League since 2010 season.

3. Performance by Batting Position

 Position  Inns  NO  Runs  Avg  SR  HS  100  50
 Opening  43  10  1743  52.82  139.44  113  4  12
 3  62  8  1882  34.22  121.42  99  0  14
 4  10  1  329  36.55  136.55  73  0  2
 5  8  1  173  24.71  111.61  38  0  0
 6  14  2  240  20.00  143.71  58  0  2
 7  4  1  51  17.00  124.39  37  0  0
 Overall  141  23  4418  37.44  129.82  113  4  30

- Virat Kohli is the only opener who averages more than 50 in the Indian Premier League (Min 1000 runs).

4. Performance by Opponents -

 Versus  Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  Avg  SR  HS  100  50
 Chennai Super Kings  20  20  3  709  41.71  126.83  73  0  6
 Deccan Chargers  11  10  1  306  34.00  137.84  71  0  3
 Delhi Daredevils  18  17  7  668  66.80  136.33  99  0  7
 Gujarat Lions  5  5  1  283  70.75  154.64  109  2  1
 Kings Xi Punjab  19  19  1  483  26.83  128.12  113  1  1
 Kochi Tuskers Kerala  2  2  1  54  27*  98.04  27*  0  0
 Kolkata Knight Riders  20  17  2  391  26.07  119.21  75*  0  2
 Mumbai Indians  21  20  2  447  24.83  127.35  82*  0  2
 Pune Warriors  5  5  0  128  25.60  128.00  67  0  1
 Rajasthan Royals  16  15  2  258  19.85  94.51  62*  0  1
 Rising Pune Supergiant  4  4  1  271  90.33  144.15  108*   1  2
Sunrisers Hyderabad  8  8  2  420  70.00  150.54  93*  0  4
 Overall  149  141  23  4418  37.44  129.82  113  4  30

5. Captaincy Record in the IPL

 Span  Mat   Won   Lost   NR   %Win 
 2008 -2017   82  39   40   3   47.56

- Virat Kohli has captained in 82 matches in the IPL, third most after MS Dhoni (143 matches), and Gautam Gambhir (123 matches) as a captain.

6. Runs as a Captain in the IPL

 Span  Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  Avg  SR  HS  100  50
 2011 - 2017  82  81  15  3046  46.15  136.59  113  4  23

- Virat averaged 26.38 when he was not RCB captain and averaging 46.15 as a captain.

- Virat holds the record of most 100s as a captain (4) in the Indian Premier League.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 05 Apr, 2018

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