RCB’s top-3 memorable victories with largest margins ahead of IPL 2024 opener match vs CSK

RCB has always been a side known for playing explosive cricket, delivering fans 100% entertainment. From Chris Gayle to AB de Villiers, the side has played a bold and aggressive brand of cricket, leaving a pile-up of records in their name.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are all geared up to welcome the IPL 2024 edition as the inaugural match of the season will be against Chennai Super Kings, led by MS Dhoni. RCB will look to make the most out of this season, especially Virat Kohli, who has much to prove on his plate ahead of the T20I World Cup 2024. The player will most likely make it memorable, striving to steer RCB towards its maiden IPL title to etch his name in the history of the franchise.

RCB has always been a side known for playing explosive cricket, delivering fans 100% entertainment. From Chris Gayle to AB de Villiers, the side has played a bold and aggressive brand of cricket, leaving a pile-up of records in their name. Most importantly, RCB has impressed the fans more with their batting than bowling. Ahead of their opener match against CSK, let’s delve into RCB’s top-5 memorable victories with the largest margins.

1. RCB vs. Pune Warriors, 23 April 2013

RCB scored one of the largest targets in the history of IPL 2024. Chris Gayle rocked the match with his onslaught against Pune Warriors, smashing 175 runs off 66 balls, the highest individual total in IPL history. RCB capitalized on this momentum to set a total of 263/5, and then reduced Pune Warriors to 133/9. RCB won this match by 130 runs, just three runs short of Pune Warrior’s total score.

2. RCB vs. Kings XI Punjab, 6 May 2015

Chris Gayle, once again, stood as a rock star for the side, posting a total of 226/3. Gayle scored a century, making 117 runs off 57 deliveries. In response, Kings XI Punjab scored only 88 runs, giving RCB one of its biggest victories with a margin of 138 runs.

3. RCB vs. Gujarat Lions, 14 May 2016

AB de Villiers remained one of the stars in this match to help RCB clinch a victory of 144 runs, including crucial catches. RCB posted one of the strongest totals in IPL history of 248 runs, reducing Gujarat Lions to a meagre 104 runs. As a result, RCB won the match by 144 runs, leaving another record to their name and demoralizing the opposition with their batting onslaught.