Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli) made history as he scored 51 against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 16th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has become the first player in the IPL to reach 6 thousand runs in history. Before this match, he had 5949 runs in his name. Earlier in the match, Rajasthan gave Bangalore a target of 178 runs.
Most runs in IPL
It is noteworthy that Kohli is already the highest run-scorer in the IPL. At number two is Suresh Raina (5448) of Chennai Super Kings. Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan (5428) is third, Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner (5384) is fourth and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma (5368) is 5th in the list of most runs.
This enabled the Rajasthan Royals to manage 177 for nine against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) despite the failure of the top order. Winning three consecutive matches, the confident Royal Challengers Bangalore bowlers took the wicket at the start, vindicating captain Virat Kohli’s decision to bowl after winning the toss.
For him, Mohammed Siraj took three wickets for 27 runs while Harshal Patel took a total of three wickets for 47 runs from two wickets in the last over. Kyle Jamieson, Kane Richardson and Washington Sundar each got one wicket each.