RCB Records in the IPL History

Ekam Preet

Royal challengers Bangalore are one of the most loved teams in the IPL . RCB has had players of supreme level, which is one of the reasons for it being so popular . RCB has been winning the hearts of their fans since the beginning of the IPL . Even though RCB has not been able to win a single trophy yet , there is still a different craze for RCB matches among the fans . Virat Kohli , the former captain of RCB , led it to what it is today, along with players like Chris Gayle , AB de Villiers and Yuzvendra Chahal etc. Have a look at the following table to get to know about some of the records made by Royal Challengers Bangalore :

Highest IPL score by a batsman

Chris Gayle , the former West Indies hitter , played the most unforgettable innings in IPL history ever . The match was held between Royal challengers Bangalore vs. Pune Warriors on 23rd April 2013 at the M Chinnaswamy stadium . Chris Gayle smashed 175 runs on 66 balls , out of which he hit 13 fours and 17 sixes at the strike rate of 265.15 ( not out ). The audience had witnessed a performance like this in IPL history for the first time .

Highest score recorded by a team in the IPL

Royal challengers Bangalore also holds the record of scoring the highest total in IPL history ever . The RCB batsmen scored 263 runs in the 20 overs against Pune warriors on 23rd April 2014 at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium . The audience experienced one of the lifetime experiences . It was only with the help of Chris Gayle (175) that RCB was able to make such a high total . Royal challengers Bangalore won the match by a margin of 130 runs .

Royal Challengers Bangalore  (20 ovs maximum)

Chris Gayle not out175661021317265.15
Tillakaratne Dilshan c Murtaza b Wright3336665091.66
Virat Kohli (c)run out (Dinda)1191401122.22
AB de Villiers c Manhas b Marsh3181233387.50
Saurabh Tiwary c Marsh b Dinda22400100.00
Ravi Rampaul c Marsh b Dinda012000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 6)11
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 13.15)263/5

Lowest total scored by a team in the IPL ever

RCB holds the highest total as well as the lowest total in the history of the IPL . The stats seem very contradictory as a team which made the highest total also holds a record like this . It was when they played a match against Kolkata Knight Riders in the year 2017 that they ended up having an undesirable score. The whole RCB got all out on 49 runs while chasing 132 runs . It was such a shocking moment for all the RCB players as well as the fans .

Royal Challengers Bangalore  (T: 132 runs from 20 ovs)

Chris Gayle c Coulter-Nile b Woakes717371041.17
Virat Kohli (c)c Pandey b Coulter-Nile013000.00
Mandeep Singh c Pandey b UT Yadav1340033.33
AB de Villiers c †Uthappa b Coulter-Nile86520133.33
Kedar Jadhav †c Woakes b Coulter-Nile97920128.57
Stuart Binny c †Uthappa b Woakes89152088.88
Pawan Negi lbw b de Grandhomme2360066.66
Samuel Badree lbw b Woakes039000.00
Tymal Mills c Kuldeep Yadav b de Grandhomme25110040.00
Sreenath Aravind not out54810125.00
Yuzvendra Chahal c Pandey b de Grandhomme022000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 2)7
TOTAL9.4 Ov (RR: 5.06, 59 Mins)49

Highest partnership recorded in IPL history

It seems like the Royal challengers Bangalore have all the good records signed up . One of the most exciting records , the highest partnership ever in IPL history, is still held by RCB . The Virat Kohli – AB De Villiers duo played an exceptionally unbelievable partnership of 229 runs . Virat Kohli scored 109 runs whereas AB De Villiers smashed 129 runs against Gujarat Lions in the year 2016 . The duo is still believed to be the best duo in IPL history .

Most runs by an individual in the IPL season

Virat Kohli , the former captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore , set this record in 2016 and is still unbroken . It makes the RCB the first team whose player has scored the most runs in the IPL season . Virat Kohli took his team to the final by making 973 runs in the IPL 2016 with an average of 81.40 . Nevertheless , Virat Kohli, as a captain, has the highest runs in the IPL history for his franchise .


In conclusion , Royal challengers Bangalore have had a very strong foundation since the beginning of the IPL only . RCB, without being a champion of any season, having numerous records, shows the hard work and efforts the team players put in for their team performance . Even the loyalty and constant support of the RCB fans have always been a boost for the players to perform better than before . According to the stats , fans are expecting some more big records to be broken by RCB . The Royal Challengers Bangalore are truly the record makers .

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