IPL 2020: The IPL season has started and cricket fans can’t keep calm. In today’s match Kings XI Punjab will play against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Before watching the match, here are some stats and records between RCB and KXIP you would like to know.
KL Rahul will lead Kings XI Punjab today against Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dubai. The two teams have a head to head record and some batting superstars amongst their ranks which could make this encounter a run feast.
Let’s take a look at their head-to-head statistics to understand how the two fared against each other in the past.
Head-to-Head: (24 matches- KXIP:12 | RCB:12)
It is as tight as it gets! Both KXIP and RCB have won 12 matches against each other – an indicator of the close rivalry between them over the years.
Recent Head-to-Head: (Last 5 matches)
RCB have dominated the recent matches winning 4 of the last 5 encounters against KXIP.
Last 5 matches
RCB won by 17 runs
RCB won by 8 wickets
RCB won by 10 wickets
RCB won by 4 wickets
KXIP won by 19 runs
AB de Villiers’ unbeaten 82 off just 44 deliveries coupled with quickfire 40s from Parthiv Patel and Marcus Stoinis helped RCB post 202. KXIP had a splendid start to the chase crossing 100 within 10 overs but squandered a great platform given by KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, and Mayank Agarwal and ultimately lost by 17 runs.
Last meeting in the UAE:
Sandeep Sharma starred with the ball picking 3 wickets restricting RCB to 124. KXIP chased down the target with 5 wickets in hand.
Kings XI Punjab: Shaun Marsh (266)
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle (774)
Highest Score in an innings
Kings XI Punjab: Adam Gilchrist (106)
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle (117)
Kings XI Punjab: Sandeep Sharma (16)
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Yuzvendra Chahal (19)
Best Bowling Figures
Kings XI Punjab: Piyush Chawla (4/17)
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Sreenath Aravind (4/14)
Highest Innings Total:
Kings XI Punjab: 232/2
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 226/3