Top 10 RCB Lowest Scores in IPL History

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RCB has had a lot of big hitters in their squad over the years. Players like Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli have played most of their IPL careers for the RCB franchise. Some of the best T20 players like Ab De Villiers have also made a massive contribution to the team’s legacy.

Very recently, Faf Du Plessis also left a lasting impression with his swashbuckling batting displays. Despite all these big game players, unfortunately RCB has not had much success with their trophies, and often, they have yielded in front of good bowling lineups. It’d an interesting read into the RCB lowest scores in IPL history. 

Top 10 RCB Lowest Scores in IPL

In the list of RCB lowest scores in IPL history, the team to feature the most times has been the Kolkata Knight Riders who appear thrice and managed to be a real thorn against the Royal Challengers

RCB Score Opposition Ground Year
49/10 Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata 2017
68/10 Sunrisers Hyderabad Mumbai 2022
70/10 Rajasthan Royals Abu Dhabi 2014
70/10 Chennai Super Kings Chennai 2019
82/10 Kolkata Knight Riders Bengaluru 2008
87/10 Chennai Super Kings Port Elizabeth 2009
92/10 Kolkata Knight Riders Abu Dhabi 2021
96/9 Rising Pune Supergiant Pune 2017
105/10 Rajasthan Royals Centurion 2009
109/10 Punjab Kings Dubai 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders

Chasing a modest total of 131 runs, RCB were bowled out for 49 runs at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. They were able to play for just 9.4 overs. With a run rate of just 5.2, this remains RCB’s lowest score in IPL so far.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Next on the list of RCB lowest scores in IPL history is their April 23rd, 2022 match against SRH at the Brabourne stadium. Sent out to bat first, they were bowled out for 68 runs after having played 16.1 overs at a run rate of 4.20. The SRH batsmen were able to overcome this score easily. 

Rajasthan Royals

On 26th April 2014, Rajasthan Royals were able to bowl out the RCB batsmen for 70 runs in just 15 overs with a run rate of 4.66. The match took place in Abu Dhabi and Rajasthan Royals won the match convincingly. 

Chennai Super Kings

RCB was bowled out again for the same score on 23rd March 2019 at Chepauk. They were able to play 17.1 overs and the run rate was around 4.07. Chennai Super Kings won the match by a margin of 7 wickets. 

Kolkata Knight Riders

In the very first match of the IPL, KKR posted a massive total of 222. When the RCB batsmen came out for the chase, they were bundled for a score of 82 runs in 15.1 overs at a run rate of 5.40 at the Chinnaswamy stadium. 

Chennai Super Kings

On 10th April 2009, the RCB squad was bowled out for 87 runs when they hit the field t to chase a 180-run target at Port Elizabeth. They were bowled out after playing 15.2 overs at a run rate of 5.67 and this remains among RCB’s lowest scores in IPL.

Kolkata Knight Riders

On September 20, 2021, at Abu Dhabi, KKR came back to haunt the RCB batsmen once again as they bowled them out for 92 runs after playing 19 overs at a run rate of 4.84. The KKR team won the match comprehensively by nine wickets. 

Rising Pune Supergiants

In a match interrupted by rain in Pune on 29th April 2017 the Rising Pune Supergiants were able to curb the RCB batsmen to 96 runs and picked up 9 wickets in the process. They were chasing a target of 158 and were able to score runs at a rate of 4.80.

Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals cleared up the RCB batting order in just 105 runs. Playing at Centurion on May 7th, 2009, they played for 20 overs at a run rate of 5.25. This remains on the list of RCB lowest scores in IPL history.

Punjab Kings

Coming out to chase a score of 207, the RCB batting keeled over and were bundled up for 109 runs after playing 17 overs and scoring at a run rate of 6.41. The match took place at Dubai on September 24th, 2020. 

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