IPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: KL Rahul made the very best ranking by way of an Indian in IPL historical past.© BCCI/IPL
Kings XI Punjab’s (KXIP) skipper KL Rahul on Thursday become the quickest Indian to finish 2,000 runs within the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rahul accomplished the feat all the way through the group’s conflict in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Touching the quantity in his 60th innings, he broke the document in the past held by way of former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who were given to the mark in 63 innings. “2000 IPL runs for @klrahul11,” IPL’s respectable Twitter care for wrote. Total, Chris Gayle tops the chart of scoring the quickest 2,000 runs within the league, achieving the determine in his 48th innings.
The skipper wanted simply two runs when he got here out to open the innings for his group.
Previous, RCB gained the toss and elected to bowl first in opposition to KXIP of their 2nd sport, being performed at Dubai Global Stadium.
Rahul went on to attain 132 runs off simply 69 balls with 14 fours and seven sixes. It used to be additionally the very best IPL ranking by way of an Indian batsman.
Rahul’s knock propelled KXIP to 206/three. In answer, RCB have been bundled out 109 in 17 overs and misplaced the fit by way of 97 runs.
Virat Kohli-led RCB had gained their first come across in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad by way of 10 runs whilst KXIP had misplaced the exciting Tremendous Over end in opposition to Delhi Capitals on Sunday.
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