The Punjab Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore share an interesting history, not just in terms of how close the number of wins for each team are against the other, but also about how many players the teams have come to share over the years, with names like Chris Gayle and KL Rahul coming to mind immediately.
In the 14 editions of the Indian Premier League so far, the teams have faced each other 29 times. The Punjab Kings hold a slight edge over the Challengers in the head-to-head record, winning 16 games to their 13.
As a part of assessing their head-to-head records, here is a breakdown of their games at home, away and neutral venues.
|Venue||Matches played||Won by PBKS (or KXIP)||Won by RCB|
Allow us to interest you in a few numbers about players who have made the maximum impact in PBKS-RCB clashes on both sides.
|Statistics||Punjab Kings||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Highest individual score||KL Rahul - 132*||Chris Gayle - 117|
|Most runs||Shaun Marsh - 266||Chris Gayle - 873|
|Most wickets||Sandeep Sharma - 16||Yuzvendra Chahal - 25|
|Best bowling figure||Piyush Chawla - 4/17||Sreenath Aravind - 4/14|
Apart from Sandeep Sharma, none of these players that are a part of this list are a part of these teams anymore. It will be interesting to see if any new names crop up here after the Tata Indian Premier League game between the Punjab Kings against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday, 27th March.