Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by 6 wickets with the help of AB de Villiers' sensational knock of 90* runs of 39 balls at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore and registered their second win of IPL 2018 and on the other hand DD suffered their fourth loss in five matches.
RCB won the toss and chose to bowl first. DD started poorly with the bat and lost both the openers cheaply within five overs. Rishab Pant (85) and Shreyas Iyer (52) helped DD to post a total of 174/5 in 20 overs, with 116 runs coming in the last 10 overs. In the chase of 175 runs, RCB also lost two quick wickets but 'AB show' was enough to get the team over the line.
All the stats and facts from the nineteenth match of IPL 2018 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils in Bangalore -
12 - AB de Villiers became the 12th player to hit 300 fours in the Indian Premier League.Gambhir (492) has hit most fours in the IPL.
14 - Glenn Maxwell's batting average against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL - the second lowest for him against a team in the IPL (Min. 5 innings played).
16 - Player of the Match awards for AB de Villiers in the IPL - The joint second most.
Most player of the match awards in IPL -
Chris Gayle - 20
AB de Villiers - 16
Yusuf Pathan - 16
Rohit Sharma / David Warner - 15
85 - Rishab Pant's 85 is the highest individual score for Delhi Daredevils in a losing cause, the previous highest was 82* by Chris Morris against Gujarat Lions at Delhi in 2016.
90* - This is the AB de Villiers' highest individual score while chasing in the Indian Premier League.
Highest score for AB de Villiers in chasing in IPL -
90* (39) vs DD at Bangalore, 2018
89* (41) vs SRH at Bangalore, 2014
79* (47) vs GL at Bangalore, 2016
93.67 - AB de Villiers batting average against DD at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, he has scored 281 runs at an average of 93.67 in 5 innings with the help of 3 fifties.
250 - Gautam Gambhir played his 250th game of T20 career, he has scored 6398 runs at an average of 29.08 in his T20 career.
1586 - Runs scored by AB de Villiers in the IPL at the M Chinnawamy Stadium in Bangaore, he became the third player to score 1500 IPL runs at this venue after Kohli (1982) and Gayle (1538).
3045 - AB de Villiers completed 3000 runs for RCB in T20 format and became the third RCB player to achieve this milestone after Kohli (5073) and Gayle (3420).
Most runs for RCB in T20 cricket -
Virat Kohli - 5073
Chris Gayle - 3420
AB de Villiers - 3045