RCB made an unwanted record even after a fierce victory

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Heinrich Klaasen and Virat Kohli

In the 65th match of IPL 2023, Royal Challengers Bangalore recorded a resounding 8 wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Centurion Virat Kohli was the hero of this RCB victory. After waiting four years of Virat’s bat, a century came out in IPL. Previously, he had once again established his dominance in international cricket by scoring centuries in T20, ODI and Test. But prior to this fiery tackle from Virat, Sunrisers batsman Heinrich Klaasen was also able to see a century of fire in the same match. This happened for the first time in IPL history that both winning and losing teams scored centuries. Meanwhile, an unwanted registration was also registered in the name of RCB.

We tell you that in the IPL, RCB ranks second in awarding the maximum number of centuries, that is, the teams to which the maximum century was scored. Previously, a total of 9 centuries were scored against RCB. But in this match, Klaasen’s century brought this figure to 10. While Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders are on top in this matter. A total of 11-11 centuries have been scored in IPL against Mumbai and KKR. Then Sunrisers Hyderabad are at number three, against whom Virat’s century was any batsman’s 9th century. A total of 8 centuries have been scored in this league against Punjab Kings.

Against which teams have they scored the most centuries in IPL?

  • 11 – KKR, Bombay Indians
  • 10 – Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • 9- Sunrises Hyderabad
  • 8 – Kings of Punjab
  • 7 – Rajasthan Royals
  • 6 – Chennai Super Kings/Gujarat Lions
  • 5 – Capitals of Delhi
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If we talk about this match, Sunrisers Hyderabad had scored 186 runs for five wickets while playing first. In response, RCB achieved the target in 19.2 overs losing 2 wickets and won the match by 8 wickets. After this victory for RCB, the race for the playoffs has become more interesting. The Sunrisers were already out of the race. But this RCB victory has increased the tension of Mumbai Indians, Lucknow Super Giants and Chennai Super Kings. The RCB team went on to equal Mumbai on 14 points after this emphatic victory, but due to better net run rate, the team defeated Mumbai and dropped out of the top-4.

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