first_imgIn a stunning collapse, Royal Challengers Bangalore were bowled out for 49, the lowest score in the history of IPL as Kolkata Knight Riders spanked them by 82 runs at the Eden Gardens on Sunday night.The hosts had put up a modest total on the board as they were all out for 131 with RCB leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal taking three wickets. (Virat Kohli hurt after ‘reckless batting’ condemns RCB to lowest ever IPL score)However, the hosts defended the total despite facing one of the biggest hitters in the game in the rival camp, Chris Gayle. Australian paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile ripped apart the Bangalore top-order by dismissing skipper Virat Kohli (0), AB de Villiers (8) and Kedar Jadhav (9).Pacemen Chris Woakes (3/6) and Colin de Grandhomme (3/4) also took three wickets each to bowl out RCB for 49 in just 9.4 overs.Numbers Game:3.75 – Samuel Badree’s economy in the Powerplay in IPL2017 before this match. He went for 18 runs in the first and only over he bowled in the first six overs in this match.Highs and Lows: RCB had recorded the highest score (263/5) in the history of IPL on April 23, 2013. Exactly, four years later, RCB crashed to the lowest total in IPL, folding for 49 vs KKR60 – Number of runs Sunil Narine scored in boundaries (fours and sixes) before he ran one – all 42 in the previous match and first 18 in this match.2 – Number of times Yusuf Pathan has got out stumped in an IPL match – both times off the bowling of Yuzvendra Chahal!advertisement1 – Number of times KKR had been bowled out at Eden Gardens in 54 previous matches. The only other instance came against Chennai Super Kings in 2010.3 – Number of times Virat Kohli has been dismissed for a golden duck. Royal Challengers Bangalore have lost on all three occasions.15 – The combined match tally for Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers – the lowest for the trio in a match in which all of them batted.1 – The combined match tally for Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers – the lowest for the trio in a match in which all of them batted.9.4 – The number of overs for which Royal Challengers Bangalore innings lasted – the shortest all-out innings ever in the IPL history. Mumbai Indians were bowled out in 12.5 overs against Kings XI Punjab at Mohali in 2011. In all Twenty20 matches, there has been only shorter innings.0 – Number of batsmen to get in to double digits in Royal Challengers Bangalore innings. This provided the first such instance in the IPL and only the third in all Twenty20 matches.49 – Royal Challengers Bangalore’s total – the lowest ever in an IPL match. Rajasthan Royals were dismissed for 58 against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Cape Town in 2009. The previous lowest total in an IPL match on Indian soil was 67 by Kolkata Knight Riders against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede in 2008.2 – Number of instances of both the sides getting all out in an IPL match. The only other had come in a Rajasthan Royals – Deccan Chargers match at Nagpur in 2010.(Stats by Rajneesh Gupta)last_img

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