Current Indian and Royal Challengers Bangalore Virat Kohli became the 1st batsman to score 6000 IPL runs. He achieved the milestone against Rajasthan Royals on 22nd April at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Virat Scored unbeaten 72 off 47 balls while chasing 178 runs. He smacked 6 fours and 3 sixes in his innings at a strike rate of 153.19. In his first four innings Virat couldn’t touch the mark of 50 but finally the drought ended and he was in a supreme touch today.
Devdutt Padikkal Hits Fastest Century
Karnataka opener Devdutt Padikkal hit the fastest century by an uncapped player in the IPL history, he made the hundred in just 51 balls. From the beginning he started smashing the bowlers of Rajasthan all over the park, whether it was a spinner or fast bowler. Padikkal hit 11 fours and 6 sixes in his innings at a strike rate of 194.23. In his last 2 matches he was struggling to middle the ball precisely but this time he showed what he was capable of.
RCB bought Devdutt for INR 20 Lakh in 2020 IPL and notched up 473 runs in his first IPL season for RCB.
Devdutt Padikkal was the emerging player of the 2020 IPL.
Bangalore won the match by 10 wickets today in just 16.3 overs.
Interesting Facts From Today’s Match
Today’s 181 runs partnership was the highest opening partnership for RCB, stitched by Kohli and Padikkal.
The 178 run chase was the highest run chase for RCB without losing a single wicket.