IPL 2019, Match 42: RCB vs KXIP - Statistical Highlights

IPL 2019, Match 42: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab – Statistical Highlights

IPL 2019, Royal Challengers Bangalore
RCB finished on the bottom of the IPL 2019 points table. Photo Credit: BCCI/IPL.

On Wednesday (24th April) night, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) claimed their third consecutive victory after beating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 17 runs at M Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru). To talk about the RCB vs KXIP statistical highlights, we bring you a lot in the numbers game.

After the visiting side decided to field first, RCB managed to score 202 for four in 20 overs. In reply, the visiting team scored only 185 for seven in 20 overs.

Brief Scores:  RCB – 202/4 in 20 overs (AB de Villiers 82*, Marcus Stoinis 46*; Ravichandran Ashwin 1/15)

KXIP – 185/7 in 20 overs (Nicholas Pooran 46, KL Rahul 42; Umesh Yadav 3/36)

The result – RCB won by 17 runs

Here are some of RCV vs KXIP statistical highlights of the match:

(Teams’ stats)


i) RCB scored 202/4 in 20 overs.

  • It is the fifth highest total for RCB against KXIP.
Total (Overs) Venue Date
226/3 (20) Bengaluru 6th May 2015
211/3 (15) Bengaluru 18th May 2016
205/6 (20) Bengaluru 6th May 2011
204/2 (18.5) Bengaluru 16th March 2010
202/4 (20) Bengaluru 24th April 2019

ii) RCB won this match by 17 runs.

  • It was the fourth consecutive victory for RCB against KXIP. Last time KXIP beat RCB on 5th May 2017.


i) KXIP was restricted to 185/7 in 20 overs.

  • It is the third highest total for KXIP against RCB at M Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru).
Total (Overs) Date
203/3 (20) 16th March 2010
198/8 (20) 9 May 2014
185/7 (20) 24 April 2019

(Players’ stats)

AB de Villiers and Marcus Stoinis

Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab
AB de Villiers and Marcus Stoinis (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) RCB batsmen AB de Villiers and Marcus Stoinis put an unbroken 121-run partnership for the fifth wicket.

  • It is the highest partnership for the fifth wicket for RCB. Their previous record was 95 runs partnership between Virat Kohli and Jacques Kallis against Deccan Chargers at Bengaluru on 8th April 2010.
  • It is the fourth highest partnership for the fifth wicket in IPL history.
Partners (Team) Partnership runs Opposition Venue Date
Shakib Al Hasan & Yusuf Pathan (Kolkata Knight Riders) 134* Gujarat Lions Kolkata 8th May 2016
Owais Shah & Angelo Mathews (Kolkata Knight Riders) 130* Deccan Chargers Mumbai 12th March 2010
David Miller & Rajagopal Sathish (Kings XI Punjab) 130* Royal Challengers Bangalore Mohali 6th May 2013
AB de Villiers & Marcus Stoinis (Royal Challengers Bangalore) 121* Kings XI Punjab Bengaluru 24th April 2019

KL Rahul

Krunal Pandya, Mayank Agarwal
KL Rahul (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Playing his 93rd T20 innings, KL Rahul completed his 3,000 T20 runs and has scored 3,029 T20 runs by the end of this match.

  • KL Rahul is the fastest Indian batsman (by the number of innings) to complete 3,000 T20 runs. The previous record holders were Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina as both completed their 3,000 runs in 107 T20 innings.
  • KL Rahul is the joint fifth fastest batsman (by the number of innings) to complete 3,000 T20 runs (Mike Hussey also completed his 3,000 T20 runs in 93 innings). Shaun Marsh (85 innings), Chris Gayle (87 innings), Aaron Finch (90 innings) and Babar Azam (92 innings) are ahead of KL Rahul in this list.

Umesh Yadav

IPL 2019, Match 42: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab - Statistical Highlights 1
Umesh Yadav (Image Credit: IPL)

i) By the end of this match, Umesh Yadav has taken 29 T20 wickets against KXIP.

  • While Umesh Yadav has picked up all the 29 wickets against KXIP in IPL. He is the most wicket-taker in IPL history against one particular side. Dwayne Bravo is in the second position who has bagged 28 IPL wickets against Mumbai Indians.
  • Umesh is the most wicket-taking bowler against KXIP in T20 cricket history. During this match, the right-arm pacer surpassed Sunil Narine who has got 26 T20 wickets against KXIP.

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