Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has created history against Rajasthan Royals in the 16th match of IPL 2021, Actually, he becomes the first batsman to cross 6000 runs in IPL. He achieved this feat in the 188th innings of his IPL career.
Kohli completed his 6000 runs in the IPL by scoring a half-century against the Rajasthan Royals. He made this record after hitting Chris Morris with a four. Prior to this match, Kohli had 5,949 runs in his name.
Kohli now has 6021 runs in 196 matches at an average of 38.35 and a strike rate of 130.69 in the IPL. Kohli’s highest score in this league is 113 runs. He has so far scored five centuries and 40 half-centuries in the tournament.
RCB won by 10 wickets
Significantly, in this match played at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Rajasthan Royals by 10 wickets. Rajasthan had scored 177 for 9 wickets in 20 overs in the first play. In response, Royal Challengers Bangalore easily chased down the target without losing any wickets in just 16.3 overs. This is RCB’s fourth consecutive win this season. This is the first time in the history of the Indian Premier League that RCB has won their first four consecutive matches.
For RCB, Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli shared a record opening partnership of 181 runs. For Royal Challengers Banglore, this is the biggest partnership for the first wicket.
At the same time, Virat Kohli played an innings of 72 runs in 47 balls. During this innings, he hit six fours and three sixes. During this, Kohli also completed his 6000 runs in IPL with this he Becomes the first Batsman to cross 6000 runs in the Indian Premier League