IPL 2016, RCB vs GL: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers pound records


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Royal Challengers Bangalore started solemnly opposite Gujarat Lions during Bangalore on Saturday. They were 19/1 after 4 overs carrying mislaid Chris Gayle early once again. But afterwards came a fireworks pleasantness Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. First it was de Villiers to pound a bowling around a park with Kohli personification a ancillary act. Later in a inning, during a shutting juncture, Kohli took control as AB stood and dignified from a non-striker’s end.

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# The twin put together an implausible 229 runs for a second wicket from only 96 balls.

# Virat Kohli finished things with 109 from 55 balls and AB de Villiers with 129 from 52 balls. This is a second time dual players from same group scored hundreds in a match. Previously, Kevin O’Brien (119) and Hamish Marshall (102) scored dual tons in same innings in English County in 2011.

# AB de Villiers took 43 balls to strech his ton – a fifth fastest in IPL. Chris Gayle binds a record for the quickest ton (30 balls).

# Kohli and De Villiers now have 4 century partnerships between them – many for a pairing in a singular IPL season.

# RCB scored a large 112 runs in a final 5 overs. After 10 overs, RCB were 76/1, they combined 172 in a final 10 overs.

# Only Ravindra Jadeja finished with an economy rate of next 10. Everyone else was thumped around with Shivil Kaushik proof many expensive. His final sum read: 3-0-50-0.

# RCB available their second tip IPL total. RCB also reason a record for a tip measure – 263.

# All a tip 3 tip partnerships this deteriorate have been between Kohli and De Villiers.

# Between Kohli and AB de Villiers there were fifteen fours and twenty sixes – 180 runs in only boundaries.

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