Royal Challengers Bangalore captain 5000 second run getter
Suresh Raina is the first batsman to score 5000+ runs, but he played on behalf of two teams.
Sports desk The 7th edition of the 12th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians. In this match, Bangalore captain Virat Kohli scored 46 runs off 32 balls. His innings did not succeed in convincing Bengaluru, but an achievement in the name of Virat definitely got added. Virat became the first batsman to score 5000 runs for any team in the IPL.
Suresh Raina top scorer of IPL with 5034 runs
In the tournament, they are second in the tournament. First number is Suresh Raina of Chennai SuperKings. Raina has scored 5034 runs in 178 innings of 178 matches at an average of 34.24. It contains a century. Raina scored the two teams playing on behalf of Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions.
Raina scored 841 runs for Gujarat Lions in two years.
Raina played for Chennai SuperKing from 2008 to 2015. Raina played 29 matches from Gujarat Lions in 2016 and 2017. In this he scored 841 runs. These runs were scored with the help of 81 fours and 23 sixes. At the same time, the first edition of the Virat Tournament i.e., since 2008 has been played only by the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Virat completed 5000 runs in 165 matches
Virat needed 46 runs to complete 5000 IPL runs before the match against Mumbai Indians at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Thursday. Virat has achieved this feat in 157 innings of 165 matches. They now have 5000 runs at an average of 38.16. It includes 4 centuries
Virat's second highest score in terms of century
Virat is jointly second with Shane Watson in terms of putting the most hundreds. Watson has scored 4 centuries in 115 innings of 119 matches. In this case Chris Gayle is at number one. Gayle has played 114 IPL matches. In this, he scored 4093 runs at an average of 41.34. It contains 6 centuries