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RCB fans set Guinness World Record for scoring maximum runs between wickets in one hour

RCB kept their playoffs hopes alive after registering a victory over GT in the last game.

Royal Challengers Bangalore fans are often cited as the most loyal fans in the world. Royal Challengers Bangalore was the first T20 team to be placed in the Top-10 list of the most popular teams in the world on social media. RCB has consistently focused on creating curated experiences for fans. This time, they have taken it to the next level and created a world record.

Royal Challengers Bangalore fans on Thursday scripted a new Guinness World Record feat for completing most runs between the wickets in an hour at #12thManTakeover at Jayamahal Palace in Bengaluru.

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The RCB fans established a new Guinness World Record by accomplishing 823 runs between the wickets on a 22-yard pitch. The event, which saw a group of 187 RCB fans come together, was organized by the sportswear brand PUMA at Jayamahal Palace in Bengaluru. The event was organized in the wake of RCB becoming the first T20 team to be ranked among the Top 10 most popular teams in the world on social media. The event was graced by sports luminaries such as sprinter Dutee Chand and hockey star Rupinder Pal Singh.

“PUMA has always believed in connecting fans with sports culture by creating personalized experiential events for them. We are committed to engaging and serving our consumers in the best possible way. It was great to see cricket fans come in such a huge number to set this new world record. The atmosphere was quite electrifying, and we are glad to get fans on a single platform for this initiative,”

Abhishek Ganguly, Managing Director, PUMA India & Southeast Asia said.

Popularly known as 12th Man Army, the RCB fans wore the team’s jersey along with cricketing gear while securing the record.

“Fans always play a crucial part in sporting journeys and having loyal and passionate fans is always a blessing for any sportsperson or a team,”

Olympic bronze medallist in hockey Rupinder Pal Singh said.

On Thursday, Royal Challengers Bangalore kept their playoff hopes alive with a comprehensive victory against table-toppers Gujarat Titans. The game saw RCB’s Virat Kohli in fine form as the batter scored a fluent 73 off 54 deliveries. The RCB fans took over the Wankhede stadium as chants in the name of Kohli echoed in the arena.

Fans will now hope for Mumbai Indians victory on Saturday against Delhi Capitals which will seal their berth for Playoffs.

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Saurabh Bisht
Saurabh Bishthttp://thesportslite.com
A cricket enthusiast/fan and wants to cover cricket all over the world, hobbies are listening music and reading novels. Other interests include watching profesional wrestling and currently studying from Panjab Univerity, Chandigarh
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