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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024

IPL: KL Rahul left Virat Kohli behind, became the fastest player to score 4000 runs in IPL


New Delhi. Rajasthan Royals defeated Lucknow Supergiants (LSG) in the Indian Premier League match on the basis of half-century innings of captain Sanju Samson and Dhruv Jurel and an unbroken partnership of 121 runs in 62 balls for the fourth wicket between the two. Defeated by 7 wickets in overs. Lucknow definitely lost in this match but KL Rahul created history in this match.

KL Rahul needed 35 runs to complete 4000 runs in this match. As soon as he scored 35 runs in this match, he joined the list of scoring 4000 runs. He has now become the fastest batsman to score 4000 runs as an opener in IPL. Rahul had played an innings of 76 runs in 48 balls in this match. He has left even Virat Kohli behind in this matter. Virat needed 107 matches to complete 4000 runs.

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At the same time, KL Rahul has completed 4041 runs in 94 matches only. KL Rahul has scored 4 centuries and 34 half-centuries in IPL so far. Earlier, Rahul had become the first player for LSG to score 1000 runs in the tournament. Now he has also become the fastest opener to score 4000 runs.

Let us tell you that the record of scoring most runs as an opener in IPL is in the name of Shikhar Dhawan. Shikhar has scored 6362 runs in 202 innings. After this come the names of players like David Warner, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul. Warner scored 5909 runs in 162 innings, Gayle scored 4480 runs in 122 innings, Virat Kohli scored 4041 runs in 107 innings, while KL Rahul scored 4041 runs in 94 innings.

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