In the sixth match of IPL 2020, Kings XI Punjab scored 206 for the loss of three wickets in 20 overs in the first play. Captain KL Rahul played an unbeaten innings of 132 runs.
IPL 2020 KXIP vs RCB: Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul scored his first century of the season against Royal Challengers Bangalore. This is Rahul’s fourth in T20 cricket and second in IPL. Thanks to Rahul’s brilliant innings, Punjab gave RCB a target of 207 runs. This is Rahul’s second century in the IPL. This is his fourth century in T20 cricket.
Rahul scored 55 runs in the last 15 balls
Rahul started the innings in the match, scoring 77 runs in the first 54 balls. After this, 55 runs came off Rahul’s bat in the next 15 balls. In this match, Rahul remained unbeaten after scoring 132 runs in 69 balls. During this, 14 fours and seven sixes came out of Rahul’s bat. Due to this stormy innings of Rahul, Punjab scored 74 runs in the last four overs.
Rahul created history in this match itself
In this match itself, Rahul became the Indian batsman to score the fastest 2,000 runs in IPL by scoring two runs. He achieved this feat by leaving behind the God of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar.
The record of making the fastest 2,000 runs in IPL was in the name of Lord of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin did this feat in 63 innings. Now Rahul has left Sachin behind by scoring 2,000 runs in 60 innings.
Chris Gayle holds the record for fastest 2,000 runs scored
Chris Gayle holds the record for fastest 2,000 runs in IPL. Gayle did this feat in just 48 innings. In this list, Shaun Marsh has played for Kings XI Punjab at number two. This Australian batsman did this feat in 52 innings. At the same time, Rahul has become the fastest Indian batsman to score 2,000 runs in IPL.