Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul on Thursday grew to become the fastest Indian batsman to attain 2000 IPL runs. Rahul achieved the feat in IPL 2020 match No.6 in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dubai.
Rahul, in the method, overtook Sachin Tendulkar, who until right this moment held the file for being the fastest to 2000 IPL runs. Tendulkar, who performed all six seasons of IPL for Mumbai Indians, had reached the milestone in 63 innings. Rahul did it in 60 innings.
Gautam Gambhir is the third on the record, who had scored 2000 runs in 68 innings adopted by Suresh Raina (69) and Virender Sehwag (70).
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Rahul additionally grew to become the 32nd participant to 2000 IPL runs. He is 20th Indian batsman to attain this landmark.
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli received the toss and opted to subject in their Indian Premier League match in opposition to Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Thursday.
For KXIP, Jimmy Neesham and Murugan Ashwin got here in place of Chris Jordan and Krishnappa Gowtham, whereas RCB fielded the identical XI that performed in their match opener in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad.
He completed on a rating of 132, which is the very best in the IPL by an Indian and likewise the very best by a captain in the IPL.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI: Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Shivam Dube, Josh Philippe (wk), Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Kings XI Punjab Playing XI: Lokesh Rahul (c/wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Sarfaraz Khan, James Neesham, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi.