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AB de Villiers 129* | Virat Kohli 109 - RCB vs GL 44th Match IPL 2016 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - AB de Villiers 129* | Virat Kohli 109 - RCB vs GL 44th Match IPL 2016


Watch the highlights of AB de Villiers 129* | Virat Kohli 109 - RCB vs GL 44th Match IPL 2016 - Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament of the 44th T20 match played between Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru in 14th May 2016.

AB de Villiers 129* | Virat Kohli 109 - RCB vs GL 44th Match IPL 2016 Highlights
An record 229-run partnership between Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers © BCCI / IPLT20

Power-hitting centuries from AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli before Chris Jordan's four-for, Yuzvendra Chahal and Sachin Baby's combined 5-wickets helped to Royal Challengers Bangalore record-breaking 144-run victory over Gujarat Lions in a one-sided historic game of the 44th match of a Indian Premier League.

* Royal Challengers Bangalore's 144-run win was the largest victory by terms of runs in Indian Premier League history, surpassing the previous record of 140-run win by Kolkata Knight Riders against RCB at same venue in 2008.

* Royal Challengers Bangalore's 248 was their second highest score in Indian Premier League and It is their highest total against Gujarat Lions in IPL.

* AB de Villiers became the second batsman to score a three centuries in Indian Premier League after Chris Gayle.

* Virat Kohli became the third batsman to score a three centuries in Indian Premier League after Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers.

* This is the first-ever instance of two batsmen (Virat Kohli (109) and AB de Villiers 129*) had made centuries in an innings in Indian Premier League history

* AB de Villiers hammered a 43-ball fifth fastest century in Indian Premier League and the second fastest fifty by an Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman in IPL after Chris Gayle's record 30-ball century.

* AB de Villiers' unbeaten 129 was his second highest score for Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League.

* 12 : AB de Villiers equalled a joint third most sixes hit for Royal Challengers Bangalore in an innings Indian Premier League and the joint fourth in the list of most sixes in an innings in IPL, jointly with Chris Gayle (RCB).

* Virat Kohli equalled a 53-ball joint sixth fastest century for Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League, jointly with Chris Gayle.

* 229 : Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers set up the record second-wicket partnership in Indian Premier League history and also the record any-wicket stand in IPL history, surpassing the previous record held by the unbeaten 215-run stand between these pair against Mumbai Indians at Mumbai in the last year.

* Chris Jordan's 4 for 11 was the third best bowling figures for Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League and RCB's best bowling figures against Gujarat Lions in IPL, surpassing the previous record of 1 for 21 held by Tabraiz Shamsi at Rajkot in this season.

RCB scored 248/3 (20 overs) with top scorer by AB de Villiers* 129 (52) - which was his 3rd IPL hundred.

Virat Kohli 109 (55) - which was his 3rd IPL hundred - including 8-sixes & 5-fours with strike rate of 198.18.

GL best bowler by Praveen Kumar 2/45 (4) and Dhawal Kulkarni 1/33 (3)

GL scored 104 for all-out (18.4 overs) with top scorer by Aaron Finch 37 (38) and Ravindra Jadeja 21 (19)

RCB best bowler by Chris Jordan 4/11 (3) and Yuzvendra Chahal 3/19 (4)

AB de Villiers named Player of the match for his power-hitting batting performance to smashed a unbeaten rapid 129-runs knocked off facing 52-balls including 12-sixes and 10-fours with strike rate of 248.08.

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