At the point when Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli turned up for the throw against Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) Eoin Morgan in match 31 of IPL 2021, he turned out to be just the fifth cricketer throughout the entire existence of the competition to play 200 IPL matches. At the point when a player is of Kohli’s type and height, breaking records and arriving at new achievements turns into a thing of business as usual.
Kohli, since 2008, has just played for the Bangalore-based establishment, and henceforth, he has turned into the principal man include in 200 IPL matches for a similar group. In his distinguished lifetime up until now, the right-hander has now captained the side in 133 matches. Prior to the beginning of this game, he scored 6076 runs at a normal of 37.97 and at a strike-pace of 133.95. Somewhere in the range of 2007 and 2021, he has scored 5 hundreds and 72 fifties.
Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni drives the standings for most appearances in the money rich association with 212 games (4672 runs). Second in the rundown is current Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, who has included in 207 IPL experiences (5480 runs).
Dinesh Karthik, who is as of now playing his exchange with double cross bosses KKR as a wicketkeeper-batsman, is third on the rundown with 203 matches (3946 runs). Adjusting the main 4 is Suresh Raina, otherwise called ‘Mr. IPL’ with 201 matches and 5495 runs.
In the interim, Kohli on Sunday declared that he will venture down from RCB’s captaincy after the summit of IPL 2021. In a video delivered on the establishment’s true Twitter handle, Kohli said:
“I addressed the administration tonight , it had been something to me for a few time.”
“This are going to be my last IPL as skipper of RCB. I’ll keep it up being a RCB player till I play my last IPL game. I thank all the RCB fans for having confidence in me and supporting me,” Kohli said.
RCB will start the second period of IPL 14 at the third situation in the focuses table. Then again, KKR, at present set seventh, will start their interest to a best 4 completion.