IPL 2020, Match 31: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) – Statistical Highlights
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IPL 2020, Match 31: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) – Statistical Highlights

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On Thursday (15th October), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) just managed to claim their second victory in this season after beating Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight wickets at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Sharjah).

RCB captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat first at the beginning of the match. While RCB scored 171/6 (20 overs) in the first innings, KXIP chased down the target on the final ball of the match after losing two wickets.

Brief Scores: RCB – 171/6 in 20 overs (Virat Kohli 48, Chris Morris 25*; Murugan Ashwin 2/23)

KXIP – 177/2 in 20 overs (KL Rahul 61*, Chris Gayle 53; Yuzvendra Chahal 1/35)

The Result – KXIP won by 8 wickets

IPL 2020, Match 31: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab (RCB vs KXIP) – Statistical Highlights

(Teams’ stats)

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

i) KXIP won this match by 8 wickets.

  • After suffering five consecutive defeats, it was the first victory for KXIP. It was their joint second-longest consecutive defeats as KXIP once had the record of suffering 7 consecutive defeats.

Also Read: IPL 2020 – Latest Points Table

(Players’ stats)

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Virat Kohli

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i) It was Virat Kohli‘s 200th T20 match for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

ii) Captain Virat Kohli was dismissed after scoring 48 runs.

  • It was Kohli’s first dismissal in last three innings. Before this dismissal, Kohli scored 171 T20 runs (90*, 33* and 48 runs) without losing his wicket. 

 

Yuzvendra Chahal

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i) Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has taken 200 T20 wickets.

Indian bowlers with 200 T20 wickets

Player Bowling style Wickets
Piyush Chawla Legbreak 257
Amit Mishra Legbreak 256
Ravichandran Ashwin Right-arm offbreak 242
Harbhajan Singh Right-arm offbreak 235
Yuzvendra Chahal Legbreak googly 200

Also Read: IPL 2020 – Most Wicket Takers (Purple Cap)

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

Chris Gayle

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i) Caribbean superstar Chris Gayle has scored 4537 runs in IPL career.

  • Chris Gayle became the third overseas cricketer to score 4500+ IPL runs. The first two overseas cricketers in this list are Australian David Warner (4990 runs) and South African AB de Villiers (4625 runs). 
  • Chris Gayle became the eighth batsman to score 4500+ IPL runs. 

Also Read: IPL 2020 – Most Run-Scorers (Orange Cap)

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