Virat Kohli gets to 6000 runs for RCB in T20 cricket

back icon
10 Oct 2020 | 11:42 PM
authorAnirudh Kasargod

Virat Kohli gets to 6000 runs for RCB in T20 cricket

Here are a few noteworthy milestones from the games between KXIP vs KKR & CSK vs RCB



Punjab suffered a heartbreak against Kolkata while Bangalore were dominant against Chennai. Here is a look at the statistical highlights from the double-header on Saturday (10th October).

Dinesh Karthik posts a 22-ball fifty

There were a lot of questions over Dinesh Karthik’s batting prior to his match against Kings XI Punjab. Probably, those questions have gone into the bins by now. Coming into bat at a dicey situation, the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper, started off aggressively. In the first 10 balls of his innings, Karthik scored at a strike rate of 160. Then in the next 10 balls, his strike rate elevated to 290. By virtue of his aggressive innings, Karthik registered a 22-ball half-century which is his joint-fastest in IPL. Against Punjab in 2018 in Indore, he had registered a half-century off the same number of balls.

First team to 100 defeats

As quoted by J.K Rowling “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not live at all. In which case, you’ve failed by default”. Nothing better relates to Kings XI Punjab than this quote. It is all about overcoming the failure, but for Punjab, they are just choking at the doorstep of victory. Today (10 October) as well, with 47 runs required off 35 balls and 10 wickets in hand, a win was imminent. However, they made a mess of the chase once again to register their 100th IPL defeat, the first team to suffer this fate.

Royal Challengers Bangalore post their lowest Powerplay score

After the early loss of Aaron Finch in the Powerplay, Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen went into a shell. Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal only managed to nudge singles, but the boundaries didn’t flow freely. The Bangalore batsmen were able to score only three fours in this phase. There were 16 dot balls played. In all their previous matches, they never scored below 40, which meant the 36 runs scored by them today (10th October) is the lowest so far this season for them.

6K runs for Virat Kohli in a Bangalore jersey in T20s

13 years has gone by and Virat Kohli has been an esteemed ambassador for Royal Challengers Bangalore. N number of records and numerous moments to cherish for the King with the Bangalore-based franchise. Against Chennai Super Kings, he became the first batsman to score 6000 runs for a franchise in T20s. Hence, Kohli’s 6059 runs for Bangalore, is the most a batsman has scored for a team in T20s.

Equal with Gautam Gambhir for fifties as captain in IPL

Yet another milestone for a player who has the ability to break all the batting barriers set. En route his 52-ball 90 against Chennai Super Kings in Match 25, Kohli registered his 31st IPL half-century as a captain. He is now equal with Gautam Gambhir for most fifties among captains in the IPL. Kohli is not far too from MS Dhoni in the run’s leaderboard among the captains. He just needs 24 runs to overtake the former Indian skipper count of 4254 runs.  

Highest Individual score by a captain against Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings maintain high standards in their bowling, might not be the case this season, but still they are one of the best bowling teams. If anyone could create a ruckus in their line-up, it's none other than Kohli, especially when he is pumped up and in-form. Kohli has a special liking towards Chennai in IPL, one of the reasons why he has scored over 800 runs against the franchise, which is also the most against them. Kohli smashed an unbeaten 90 off 52 balls in Match 25 against Chennai, which again entered the record books. His unbeaten 90 is the highest individual score by a captain in IPL against Chennai.  

300 sixes in T20s for MS Dhoni

Among Indians, most of the batsmen rely on their timing, but few of them are real hard-hitters of the ball. Certainly, Dhoni belongs to the latter group of batsmen. Stuck on 299 sixes, prior to the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Dhoni launched a six straight over Yuzvendra Chahal in the 16th over to bring up his 300th six in T20s. By virtue of it, he became the third Indian in T20s to achieve this feat. Rohit Sharma with 375 sixes, leads the chart among Indians.

shareGray Share
Kings XI PunjabKolkata Knight RidersRoyal Challengers BangaloreChennai Super KingsVirat KohliKrishnakumar Dinesh KarthikIndian Premier League, 2020Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Match 24 - Indian Premier League, 2020Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - Match 25 - Indian Premier League, 2020

Related Articles

MS Dhoni: The first to play 200 IPL matches
Here are the statistical highlights from the 37th match of the IPL 2020 between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals
userAnirudh Kasargod
19 Oct 2020
Virat Kohli plays his 200th match for RCB
Here are a few noteworthy stats from the game between RCB and KXIP
userAnirudh Kasargod
15 Oct 2020
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2020, Match 25: Fantasy Preview
Here are a few tips and suggestions that might help you in creating your fantasy team for the 25th match of IPL 2020 between CSK and RCB at Dubai
userAnirudh Kasargod
09 Oct 2020
KL Rahul posts slowest half-century of IPL 2020; CSK achieve their highest partnership for any wicket
Here are a few noteworthy statistical milestones from the game between MI and SRH and KXIP and CSK
userAnirudh Kasargod
04 Oct 2020
Rajasthan record highest-ever chase in IPL history
It was a day when sixes and records rained from the Sharjah sky as Rajasthan trumped Kings XI Punjab - here's a look at the noteworthy statistical milestones from the game
userAnirudh Kasargod
27 Sep 2020
Karnataka boys aim to revive themselves against RCB
Kings XI Punjab are coming from a heart-breaking Super Over loss against Delhi Capitals
userShubh Aggarwal
23 Sep 2020
DC v KXIP - Shami's career-best IPL figures and a 20-ball fifty for Stoinis
Some out-of-the-box statistical pieces of information and few key highlights from the 2nd game of IPL 2020
userAnirudh Kasargod
20 Sep 2020
IPL 2020: The complete news timeline
What's hot, what's not, who's in, who's out. Everything that you need to know about IPL 2020 - we have it covered here! staff
04 Sep 2020
IPL 2016: One season, four centuries for Bangalore's captain-marvellous
On this day, Virat Kohli slammed his fourth hundred of the season in a 15-over encounter against KXIP, that too with an injured hand
userHardik Worah
18 May 2020
IPL fate 'really bad': Kohli
RCB skipper hints at wholesale changes
03 Apr 2019
Cricket like never before
Follow us on
@ 2020 | All rights reserved