Royal Challengers Bangalore demolished Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets at the Holkar Stadium, Indore and kept their hopes of qualifying for the playoffs alive. This was RCB's second consecutive and overall fifth win of this IPL.
On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab suffered their sixth loss of this season and to qualify for the knockouts KXIP have to win their last two matches.
Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and opted to field first. They dismissed Kings XI Punjab for just 88 runs and chased down the target in the 9th over. For KXIP only three players could score in double digits and Umesh Yadav struck three times for RCB.
All the stats and facts from the forty eighth match of IPL 2018 between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore :
3 - Royal Challengers Bangalore have registered three 10 wicket wins in the IPL - the most by a team in the IPL. Rest 8 other teams have one 10 wickets wins each.
5 - Virat Kohli has scored 500+ runs in five different IPL seasons and he is the only player to achieve this feat.
500+ runs in an IPL season most times -
Virat Kohli - 5
David Warner - 4
Chris Gayle / Gautam Gambhir / Suresh Raina - 3
81 - Number of wickets Yuzvendra Chahal has taken for Royal Challengers Bangalore in T20s - the most by any RCB bowler.
88 - Kings XI Punjab's 88 total is the second lowest total in IPL 2018 after Mumbai Indians's 87 against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Lowest total in IPL 2018 -
87 - MI vs SRH at Mumbai
88 - KXIP vs RCB at Indore
108 - KKR vs MI at Kolkata
88 - This was the Kings XI Punjab's joint second-lowest total in the Indian Premier League history.
Lowest total for KXIP in IPL -
73 vs RPSG at Pune, 2017
88 vs RCB at Bangalore, 2015
88 vs RCB at Indore, 2018
3530 - Virat Kohli has scored 3530 runs as a captain in the IPL - the second most by any captain. He surpassed Gautam Gambhir (3518) and only MS Dhoni (3683) is ahead of him.