IPL 2024: Royal Challengers Bengaluru’s IPL Records and Stats against Rajasthan Royals

Royal Challengers Bengaluru's IPL Records and Stats against Rajasthan Royals

By Vibhakar T S

Published – 05 Apr 2024, 17:28 IST | Updated – 05 Apr 2024, 17:46 IST

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In the 19th match of the IPL 2024, RCB will be up against RR in the 19th match. Both teams have had contrasting starts to their campaign in the IPL 2024. RCB have managed to win just one of their four matches so far. They have suffered two losses at home in the last two matches. RR have won all their three matches in the league so far and are unbeaten. At home, they have won two matches and improved their good record at Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

Both teams have provided some quality matches over the years. Even individually, there have been players who performed well in the matches between the two sides. Some of them have been with the ball and others with the bat. Many regard the matchup between RCB and RR as an interesting one. In the last few years, RCB has had a good record over RR. They have been brilliant as a side against RR.  There are many records created by RCB in the process.

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Let’s look at the RCB IPL Stats and Records against RR in IPL history:

RCB vs RR Head-to-Head Record:

RCB and RR have faced each other in the league in 30 instances. The 3-time finalists have an upper hand with a total of 15 wins to their name, and RR has 12 wins to their name. Three of their games ended in a tie or without a result. The home side has a good chance of bettering their record against the visiting side. 

Total Matches Played 30
Matches won by Royal Challengers Bengaluru 15
Matches won by Rajasthan Royals 12
Matches Tied or No Result 03

Top Run Scorers for RCB against RR

Virat Kohli has scored the most runs against RR for RCB in the IPL. The star batter has scored 618 runs in 28 innings at a batting average of 25.75, and a strike rate of 114.44 including four fifties against the North Indian franchise. In addition to it, the star batter has smashed 18 sixes and 50 fours against RR in the league. 

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Top Wicket-Takers for RCB against RR

Yuzvendra Chahal, the former RCB bowler, has the most wickets for RCB against RR. In 12 matches, the star spinner claimed 18 wickets. Ironically, he is currently in RR. Among the current bowlers in RCB’s squad, Mohammad Siraj has claimed 9 wickets in 9 innings at a bowling average of 28.44. 

RCB’s Highest Team Totals against RR

In 2018, RCB scored 198 runs in the league game at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, which remains their highest score against RR in the league. It came as RCB was chasing 217 and ended up losing by 19 runs. 

RCB’s Lowest Team Totals against RR

In the IPL 2024, RCB registered their lowest score against the team. In the group-stage match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, RCB was reduced to 70, which is their lowest total against RR to date. 

RCB IPL Records and Milestones against RR:

  1. RCB is the only team to restrict an opponent for a score of less than 60 twice in the league. In 2009, RCB restricted RR to 58, which is the second-lowest total for a side in the history of the league. In 2023, RCB dismissed RR to 59 runs, which is the third-lowest score by a team in the league.
  2. RCB reducing RR to 58 in 2009 is the best bowling performance by a team in a neutral venue. Similarly, RCB reducing RR to 59 runs in 2023 is the best bowling performance by a team in an away venue.
  3. Yuzvendra Chahal, who is now an RR player, has the most wickets for RCB against RR. His bowling average of 13.61 is the best for a bowler with a minimum of 10 wickets against the opponent. 
  4. In 2009, Anil Kumble claimed 5/5 in 3.1 overs in the game against RR, which is the best bowling figures by a bowler against the 2008 champions. 

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