Most Runs For RCB In IPL History : From 2008-2024

Royal Challengers Bangalore is considered as one of the most entertaining team of Indian premier league due to its squad strength which oftentimes consist some of the biggest and most destructive players such as Ab De Villiers, Chris Gayle, Brendon McCullum, and off course Virat Kohli.

If all the top class batsmen of cricket forms a team, then one thing is sure that the audience will not going to be bored. From the start of 2008 to till 2024, Royal Challengers Bangalore batters scored many fifties, centuries, and massive amount of runs as well throughout these years. Therefore, let’s find out the players who scored the most runs for RCB in IPL history.

Top 5 Batsman With Most Runs For RCB In IPL


1) Virat Kohli – 7687 Runs

Virat kohli scored most runs for rcb in ipl.

Undoubtedly, former RCB captain Virat Kohli is holding the title for scoring the most runs for RCB in Indian premier league by playing 252 IPL games he made 7,687 runs and standing way ahead than any other batter of the team. Moreover, He is the only player from the RCB squad who did not changed his team from 2008 to till now.

Furthermore, His ability to score runs in tough situation led him to smash 52- Half centuries and 7 hundred as well with the highest score of 113 runs during the 2016 IPL season.

Virat’s contribution in the team, especially as a batter has always been huge where most of the times he had to hold the one end in collapsing situation and then to accelerate the scoreboard in order to put respectable total.

2) AB De Villiers – 4522 Runs

ABD is 2nd highest run scorer for rcb.

Probably one of the most loved overseas player in the history of IPL, AB De Villiers is known for his inhumanistic things which he usually does on the field, be it in the fielding or in the batting.

Former South African and Rcbian lad, Ab De Villiers with his capability of scoring 360 degree led him to smash 4,522 runs 157 IPL matches and standing on 2nd place after his bestie Virat Kohli in the list of most runs for RCB in IPL.

However, his majority of the runs came on playing at number 4 batting position, which is comparatively harder than any other position such as opener or finisher. It’s because playing at number 4, Abd not only had to save his wickets from spinners but also needs to play attacking between the 7-15 overs.

3) Chris Gayle – 3420 Runs

Chris Gayle is 3rd highest run scorer for rcb in ipl.

The third player who played the most number of matches for RCB is the Universe Boss, Chris Gayle. The Caribbean monster joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad in 2011 and represented till 2017.

Chris Gayle played 91 IPL games for RCB in which he made 3,420 runs and became the third player to score the highest runs for RCB in IPL history.  Not to forget, Chris Gayle is also holds the record most most runs in a single ipl game by thrashing 175* runs, which came in the RCB jersey.

Moreover, The surprising thing is Chris Gayle has the average of 43.29 which is more than any other RCB batter including Virat Kohli. This clearly shows the consistency of Gayle and indicates that he is not someone who only performs in 2-3 games out of 10 matches.

4) Glenn Maxwell – 1,214 Runs

Most number of runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

The fate and perspective of the fans regarding the performance of Glenn Maxwell in Indian Premier League completely changed when he joined the RCB camp in 2021 with former captain Virat Kohli. He was the only one who could have fill up the gap of Ab De Villiers after his retirement from IPL.

In the first season itself, Glenn Maxwell regained his old image of Big Show, and now Maxwell holds the 4th rank in terms of scoring most runs for RCB in IPL as he has smashed 1,214 runs by playing 42 games including 12 half centuries under the captainship of Faf Du Plessis.

5) Faf Du Plessis – 1,198 Runs

Faf Du Plessis, 5th player highest runs for rcb.

The newly appointed captain, Faf Du Plessis has done a commendable job by not only being a amazing tactical captain on the field, but also as a striking batsman who made a amazing impact.

Captain Faf Du Plessis is going through some amazing touch with the bat, as he has made 1,198 runs in just 30 matches with the average of 42.78.

Till now he has played 2 IPL season with RCB and it will be his 3rd season in 2024 and by looking at his fitness and performances in SA20 League, everyone is expecting another blasting season from him in both the department of batting and captain.


FAQ

Virat Kohli Total matches for RCB?

Virat Kohli has played 252 IPL matches for RCB till now. He is the only player from RCB squad who sticked with the team from 2008 to till now.

Who smashed Most sixes for RCB in IPL

Caribbean Legend, Chris Gayle holds the record of smashing most number of sixes for RCB in IPL history which is 263 sixes in only 91 IPL games.

When did Glenn Maxwell Joined RCB?

Australian Batter, Glenn Maxwell joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2021 and became the most promising batter in the middle order for the team.

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