IPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: KL Rahul made the best rating by an Indian in IPL historical past.© BCCI/IPL
Kings XI Punjab’s (KXIP) skipper KL Rahul on Thursday turned the quickest Indian to finish 2,000 runs within the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rahul achieved the feat throughout the group’s conflict in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Touching the quantity in his 60th innings, he broke the report beforehand held by former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who bought to the mark in 63 innings. “2000 IPL runs for @klrahul11,” IPL’s official Twitter deal with wrote. General, Chris Gayle tops the chart of scoring the quickest 2,000 runs within the league, reaching the determine in his 48th innings.
The skipper wanted simply two runs when he got here out to open the innings for his group.
Earlier, RCB received the toss and elected to bowl first in opposition to KXIP of their second recreation, being performed at Dubai Worldwide Stadium.
Rahul went on to attain 132 runs off simply 69 balls with 14 fours and seven sixes. It was additionally the best IPL rating by an Indian batsman.
Rahul’s knock propelled KXIP to 206/3. In reply, RCB have been bundled out 109 in 17 overs and misplaced the match by 97 runs.
Virat Kohli-led RCB had received their first encounter in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad by 10 runs whereas KXIP had misplaced the thrilling Tremendous Over end in opposition to Delhi Capitals on Sunday.
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