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Captain Virat Kohli playing football with fellow players during the practice session of Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB's first match this season will be from Sunrisers Hyderabad on 21 September.
- Last season, RCB stood at number eight under Virat's captaincy, when he scored 464 runs in 14 matches.
- In 2016, Virat Kohli set the record for the highest score of 973 runs and 4 centuries in a season.
Virat Kohli is the highest batsman to score 5412 runs in IPL, but his team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have not won the title till date. RCB have played the finals three times (2009, 2011 and 2016) out of the 12 seasons of IPL. This time Kohli has a chance to improve this record, but the challenge is big. Last season, RCB stood at number eight under Virat's captaincy. He had then scored 464 runs in 14 matches. It also includes a century.
RCB played the final 4 years ago
Kohli is the full-time captain of RCB since 2013. The team has played 7 seasons under his captaincy. He captained the team to 49 matches out of 110, but could not win the title. Except 2016, RCB did not reach the final on any occasion. 4 years ago, he was defeated by Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 runs in the final. That season, Kohli scored 973 runs in 16 matches at a strike rate of 152.
The team finished sixth in 2018 under Kohli's captaincy. He had then scored 530 runs in 14 matches. In 2017, Kohli scored 308 runs in 10 matches and the team rolled to the eighth position. In 2015, he once again scored over 500 runs. But the team again failed and played the RCB qualifiers. In 2014, Virat scored 359 runs, then the team finished seventh. In 2013, the team finished 5th despite Kohli's 634 runs in 16 matches.
Dhoni is the most successful captain of IPL
Kohli is behind Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, David Warner, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik in captaincy in IPL. Dhoni is the most successful captain of the IPL. He has played the most number of 174 matches in the league as captain. He is the only player to have an average of more than 60 per cent win as captain in 30 or more matches. Kohli has the lowest winning percentage among the players captaining more than 50 matches. Kohli has won 44.5 percent of the matches.