New Delhi: In a stunning collapse, Royal Challengers Bangalore were bundled out for a meagre 49, the lowest score in the history of IPL as Kolkata Knight Riders crushed them by 82 runs at the jam-packed Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.
RCB's previous low was 70 against Rajasthan Royals in 2014.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: As It Happened
KKR pacers rattled the star-studded RCB, who found themselves in complete disarray in the chase of a paltry 132.
After RCB bowlers restricted KKR to 131, none of the their batsmen could reach the double digit mark with Kedar Jadahav's nine being the highest.
The trinity of Virat Kohli (0), AB de Villiers (8) and Chris Gayle (7) failed miserably in the low-scoring chase.
KKR's two frontline pacers Nathan Coulter-Nile (3/21) and Umesh Yadav (1/15) bowled in tandem to reduce RCB to 39/4 before Chris Woakes (3/6) clipped the tail.
Colin de Grandhomme (3/4) grabbed two in four balls as RCB continued their reckless batting to be skittled out in just 9.4 overs for the lowest ever total, eclipsing Rajasthan Royals' 58 against them in Cape Town in 2009.
The Indian captain was guilty of poor shot selection as he chased a wide delivery off Coulter-Nile to edge it to Manish Pandey in second slip.
There was wicket in every over with Yadav dismissing Mandeep Singh (1) in the second over while de Villiers top- edged Coulter-Nile in the third over as the ball ballooned up in the sky before being caught by wicketkeeper Robin Uthappa.
Wickets kept tumbling and in no time, RCB had lost all its batsmen and KKR were celebrating a memorable win.
Earlier, Yuzvendra Chahal rocked the KKR middle order with a three-wicket burst as Bangalore bundled out the hosts for a modest 131.
Opting to bowl, Kohli was in for a shock as KKR's new opener Sunil Narine hammered Samuel Badree for 18 runs in the opening over, hitting three fours and a six.
The next over, Gambhir had some tough time against Mills before using the Englishman's pace to guide the ball over third-man boundary.
It was raining boundaries and sixes as KKR raced to 39 in three overs before Mills finally gave the breakthrough dismissing KKR skipper for 14 when the ball kissed Gambhir's bottom-hand thumb and went to the wicketkeeper.
Narine though lived up to his new-found opening role pushing them to 65/2 in Powerplay but what unfolded next was a batting harakiri and the sellout Eden crowd switched loyalty Kohli and Co and kept chanting 'RCB, RCB'.
Narine slammed six boundaries and one six before holing out at deep square leg off Stuart Binny in the last over of Power Play.
Kohli introduced his ace spinner Chahal in the eighth over as the Haryana leggie bowled his quota at one go and rattled KKR who managed just 20 runs from 10 to 15 overs.
An alert Chahal quickly altered his line seeing Yusuf Pathan (8) stepping out for his first wicket and had him stumped while in the 12th over he struck twice to remove Manish Pandey (15) and Colin de Grandhomme (0).
The home team lost five wickets for 28 runs with Chahal making the difference in his 4-0-16-3 spell while Pawan Negi (2/15) and Tymal Mills (2/31) added to their misery.
Left-arm spinner Negi took wickets of Coulter Nile (2) and Suryakumar Yadav (15) in successive balls in the 18th over while Sreenath Aravind cleaned up Kuldeep Yadav (4) to bowl KKR out in 19.3 overs.
(With PTI inputs)