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IPL 2024: Virat Kohli Breaks Another Record With Royal Challengers Bengaluru

Put to bat first, RCB lost skipper Faf du Plessis cheaply courtesy of a Harshit Rana delivery. It was Virat Kohli who took the initiative for the Challengers and powered the innings at an aggressive strike rate in front of the Chinnaswamy crowd.

Edited By : Shashwat Nishant | Updated: Mar 29, 2024 20:57 IST
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Virat Kohli

Indian star batter Virat Kohli’s return to cricket has been nothing short of exciting as the Indian Premier League (IPL 2024) is witnessing an aggressive Kohli for the Royal Challengers Bengaluru.

Virat Kohli In Prime Form

Opening his RCB account in IPL 2024, Kohli has already made his way to the top of the Orange cap leaderboard after just 2 matches. His innings against Kolkata Knight Riders started brilliantly for him as he reached yet another batting record for the franchise.

Virat Kohli now has the most sixes for RCB in IPL history. Kohli now has 240 sixes to his name, overtaking the legendary Chris Gayle who had registered 239 sixes to his name. In fact this is the most sixes hit by any player for a franchise in IPL history.

Most sixes for RCB in the IPL
240 – Virat Kohli
239 – Chris Gayle
238 – AB de Villiers
67 – Glenn Maxwell
50 – Faf du Plessis

Put to bat first, RCB lost skipper Faf du Plessis cheaply courtesy of a Harshit Rana delivery. It was Virat Kohli who took the initiative for the Challengers and powered the innings at an aggressive strike rate in front of the Chinnaswamy crowd.

Kohli went on to score his 52nd half-century in the Indian Premier League, providing Bengaluru with a strong start against Kolkata at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Kohli reached this milestone after facing 36 deliveries in the highly anticipated IPL match. This innings allowed Kohli to surpass Hyderabad’s powerful wicketkeeper, Heinrich Klaasen, as the top run-scorer in IPL 2024.

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First published on: Mar 29, 2024 08:47 PM IST

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