Royal Challengers Bangalore opened their account in IPL 2018 after they beat Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
KL Rahul (47), captain Ashwin (33) and Karun Nair (28) contributed most in KXIP's total of 155 runs and Umesh Yadav finished with 3 wickets for RCB. In the second innings of the match, AB de Villiers' 57 and Quinton de Kock's 45 helped to get the team over the line and registered the first win of the season for their team RCB.
All the stats and facts from the eighth match of IPL 2018 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab in Bangalore -
1 - This was RCB's first win at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium after losing their last five matches here.
6 - Umesh Yadav (3/23) became the first bowler to take 6 three-wicket hauls against a single team in the IPL.
7 - Aaron Finch has represented seven teams in the IPL which is most for any player.
Players appearing for most teams in the IPL -
Aaron Finch - RR / DD / PWI / SRH / MI / GL / KXIP
Parthiv Patel - CSK / SRH / KTK / MI / RCB / DC
Dinesh Karthik - DD / MI / KXIP / GL / RCB / KKR
Thisara Perera - CSK / KTK / SRH / KXIP / RPS / MI
7 - Umesh Yadav won his 7th Man of the match award in the IPL which is most for any fast bowler in the IPL history.
26 - AB de Villiers scored his 26th 50+ score in the IPL.
Most 50+ scores by overseas players in the IPL -
David Warner - 39 (3*100 & 36*50)
AB de Villiers - 26 (3*100 & 23*50)
Chris Gayle - 26 (5*100 & 21*50)
Shaun Marsh - 21 (1*100 & 20*50)
33 - Highest IPL score for R Ashwin, the previous best for him was 29 against SRH in IPL 2016.
500 - Both Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers completed 500 runs against KXIP in the IPL.
Virat Kohli - 504 runs at an average of 26.53 and at a strike rate of 128.24.
AB de Villiers - 539 runs at an average of 41.46 and at a strike rate of 158.06.