The M,Chinnaswamy is one of the most famous stadiums in the IPL and belongs to the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The stadium is set up at the centre of Bangalore, Karnataka. The stadium was founded in 1969 and has a spectator capacity of roughly 40,000 fans.
The pitch normally has a bit of grass on it which helps the fast bowlers, but it is also considered as a “batting paradise” due to its batting friendly nature.
Players like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and the mighty Chris Gayle have played some unforgettable knocks while representing the Royal Challengers, and making this venue iconic.
In this blog, let’s take a look at the IPL records and stats at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
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List of IPL records at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Let us have a look at the multiple IPL records at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Highest innings total at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Short boundaries and a batting-friendly pitch has led to some of the biggest scores being put on the board by teams in IPL history at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. IPL’s highest score ever, and the most sixes by a team in a single game were both recorded at this venue.
Here are 5 highest innings totals in the IPL at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium:
Lowest innings total at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Despite being a batting-friendly pitch there have been instances where the bowlers outshined the batsmen with their deliveries. The lowest score at this venue was also the first ever match of the IPL played in 2008.
Here are the 5 lowest innings totals in the IPL at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium:
All time leading IPL run scorers at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
Having played here for almost 15 years now, it is no shocker that Virat Kohli is the highest run scorer in the IPL at the M. Chinnaswamy. But who else joins him in this list? Let’s find out:
|AB de Villiers||1973|
All time leading IPL wicket takers at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
This stadium is more favorable to fast bowlers, but the highest wicket-taker is a spinner in the form of Yuzvendra Chahal. Let’s have a look at who else is there along with him.
|R. Vinay Kumar||27|
Top individual score by a batsman at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in the IPL
M Chinnaswamy Stadium has seen some of the most exciting batting performances contributing to huge totals with none other than Chris Gayle leading the table.
Here is a list of top individual scores by batsmen at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in the IPL:
|Chris Gayle||175 (66)||RCB vs PW||2013|
|Brendan McCullum||158 (73)||KKR vs RCB||2008|
|Ab de Villiers||129 (52)||RCB vs GL||2016|
|Chris Gayle||117 (57)||RCB vs KXIP||2015|
|WP Saha||115 (55)||KXIP vs KKR||2014|
Best bowling figures at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in the IPL
Various bowlers have taken a number of wickets while giving minimal runs at this stadium in the IPL.
Here are some of the best bowling figures by a bowler at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in the IPL:
|Samuel Badree||4 for 9||RCB vs MI||2017|
|Ashish Nehra||4 for 10||CSK vs RCB||2015|
|Chirs Jordan||4 for 11||RCB vs GL||2016|
|Dhawan Kulkarni||4 for 14||RCB vs GL||2016|
|Sreenath Aravind||4 for 14||RCB vs KXIP||2011|
The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium has been one of the most popular venues that has witnessed historic matches in the IPL over the years. Apart from the various records at this venue, this stadium is also the first ever cricket ground to be solar-powered.
RCB is known for its stadium and the amazing fan support it gathers. Even though they are yet to win an IPL trophy, playing at the M. Chinnaswamy is a big achievement for any cricketer.
With the IPL 2023 almost here, do you think we will be seeing some new records at this venue? And can this be the year when RCB finally wins the IPL? Let’s wait and watch!
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the home ground of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL?
M. Chinnaswamy is the home ground of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.
2. Is Virat Kohli still the captain of RCB?
No, Virat Kohli is not the captain of RCB anymore.
3. Who is the captain of RCB in IPL 2023?
Faf du Plessis will be captaining the RCB squad in IPL 2023.
4. How many IPL titles does RCB have?
RCB are yet to win an IPL title and presently have zero IPL trophies.