IPL 2021: Virat Kohli scored 72* off 47 deliveries in opposition to Rajasthan Royals.© BCCI/IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli turned the primary participant to attain 6000 runs within the Indian Premier League (IPL). He introduced up the milestone throughout RCB’s 10-wicket thrashing of Rajasthan Royals (RR) in IPL 2021 on Thursday. Kohli scored his first half-century of the season, as he hit six fours and three sixes en path to his 47-ball 72. Coming into the match, Kohli wanted to attain 51 runs to get to the milestone. He at the moment has 6021 runs within the IPL and leads the match’s run charts.
Suresh Raina, who’s subsequent within the checklist behind Kohli, was one of many first to congratulate him on his feat.
This is HUGE, meet the primary ever participant to succeed in 6000 runs in IPL @imVkohli It was a delight to observe, extra energy to you Wishing you a lot extra success in life! #RCBvRR #IPL2021 pic.twitter.com/fhAqD2J6Jy
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) April 22, 2021
“This is HUGE, meet the first ever player to reach 6000 runs in IPL,” Raina tweeted, tagging Kohli.
“It was a delight to watch, more power to you,” he added.
Kohli took over from Raina because the match’s main run-scorer final season, because the left-handed Chennai Super Kings star opted out of the competitors.
But Kohli and Raina will go face to face of their subsequent match as RCB tackle CSK on Sunday on the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.
It shall be a high of the desk conflict, with RCB main and CSK second with 4 matches performed by all groups.
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