The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, also called the RGIC Stadium, is a popular cricket stadium located in Uppal, Hyderabad, India. It was named after the former Indian Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi.
The stadium was built in 2004 and has a seating capacity of about 55,000 people. The Sunrisers Hyderabad team plays their home matches here during the Indian Premier League, and the stadium has hosted many international cricket matches, including the 2017 IPL final.
Aside from cricket, the stadium has also hosted other sports events, like the 2007 Military World Games and the 2009 BWF World Championships in badminton.
The stadium is equipped with modern facilities and has a cool design that blends traditional and contemporary elements. It’s well-known for its green outfield and excellent pitch conditions, making it a favorite among both players and fans.
Let us have a look at the top batting and bowling records at this stadium in IPL.
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List of IPL Records at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium
Highest team score: 231/2 by Sunrisers Hyderabad against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019
The highest team total at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is 231/2 by the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL 2019. The Sunrisers Hyderabad, batting first, were propelled by an unbeaten 159-run partnership between Jonny Bairstow and David Warner, who scored 114 and 100 runs respectively. This total is also the second-highest team total in IPL history.
|1||Sunrisers Hyderabad||231/2||Royal Challengers Bangalore||March 31, 2019|
|2||Chennai Super Kings||223/3||Sunrisers Hyderabad||May 8, 2013|
|3||Rajasthan Royals||217/7||Deccan Chargers||Apr 24, 2008|
|4||Deccan Chargers||214/5||Rajasthan Royals||Apr 24, 2008|
|5||Sunrisers Hyderabad||212/6||Kings XI Punjab||Apr 29, 2019|
Lowest team score: 80 by Delhi Daredevils against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2013
The lowest team total at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is 80 runs, scored by the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in IPL 2013. Batting first, Delhi Daredevils lost wickets at regular intervals and were eventually bowled out for just 80 runs in 19.1 overs. The Sunrisers Hyderabad chased down the target in just 13.5 overs, winning the match by 8 wickets.
|1||Delhi Daredevils||80||Sunrisers Hyderabad||May 4, 2013|
|2||Sunrisers Hyderabad||96||Mumbai Indians||April 6, 2019|
|3||Pune Warriors India||108||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Apr 17, 2013|
|4||Rajasthan Royals||113/9||Sunrisers Hyderabad||May 17, 2013|
|5||Sunrisers Hyderabad||113||Mumbai Indians||May 17, 2015|
All-time leading IPL run scorers at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad
The all-time leading run-scorer at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is David Warner, who has scored 1602 runs. His highest score at this venue is 126, which he scored against the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2017. Other top run-scorers at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in the IPL include Shikhar Dhawan (1378 runs), Kane Williamson (508 runs), and Rohit Sharma (466 runs).
All-time leading IPL wicket-takers at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad
The all-time leading wicket-taker at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who has taken 36 wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is known for his swing bowling and has been one of the most consistent performers for SRH at this venue. His best bowling figures at this venue are 5/19, which he achieved against the Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2017.
Other top wicket-takers at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in the IPL include Amit Mishra (29 wickets), Rashid Khan (28 wickets), and Dale Steyn (27 wickets).
Highest individual score at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium Hyderabad in the IPL
The highest individual score by a batsman at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is 126 runs, scored by David Warner, playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL 2017. Warner’s innings came off just 59 balls and included 10 fours and 8 sixes. His knock helped SRH post a mammoth total of 209/3 in their 20 overs, which proved too much for KKR as they could only manage 161/7 in their chase.
|Batsman (Team)||Score (Balls)||Opposition||Year|
|DA Warner (SRH)||126 (59)||KKR||2017|
|V Sehwag (DD)||119 (56)||Deccan Chargers||2011|
|A Symonds (Deccan Chargers)||117 (53)||RR||2008|
|JM Bairstow (SRH)||114 (56)||RCB||2019|
|DA Warner (DD)||109 (54)||Deccan Chargers||2012|
Best Bowling Figures at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium Hyderabad in the IPL
The best bowling figures by a bowler in an innings at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is 6/12 taken by AS Joseph against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the year 2019.
Let us have a look at the top 5 best bowling figures in IPL at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium:
|AS Joseph (MI)||6 for 12||SRH||2019|
|AS Rajpoot (KXIP)||5 for 14||SRH||2018|
|JP Faulkner (RR)||5 for 16||SRH||2013|
|B Kumar (SRH)||5 for 19||KXIP||2017|
|JD Unadkat (RPS)||5 for 30||SRH||2017|
In conclusion, the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, India is a popular venue for Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. The stadium has a seating capacity of about 55,000 and is well-known for its green outfield and excellent pitch conditions. Overall, the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium has witnessed many memorable moments in the IPL and continues to be a favorite among players and fans alike. Raj