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Virat Kohli on the verge of breaking a huge record in the RR vs RCB match in IPL 2024

Virat Kohli on the verge of breaking a huge record in the RR vs RCB match in IPL 2024

Royal Challengers Bengaluru star batter Virat Kohli has a stellar T20 record and could become the first player to complete 8000 runs for a single team.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru’s mainstay Virat Kohli is on the verge of etching his name into the record books yet again. As the IPL juggernaut rolls on, Kohli finds himself on the cusp of a remarkable feat ahead of their clash against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur on Saturday, April 6th.

Kohli, a legend of the game and a synonymous figure with RCB. The former RCB skipper has amassed a staggering 7890 runs at an average of 37.75 and at a strike rate of 131.23 of for the franchise in 247 T20 innings. If he manages to score just 110 more runs in the RR vs RCB clash, he will become the first player ever to score 8000 runs for a single team in the T20 format.

Virat Kohli’s stellar record for RCB

TournamentsInningsRunsAverage100/50
IPL233746637.77/52
Champions League T201442438.550/2
Overall247789037.757/54

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Kohli is already the highest run-scorer in both the IPL and T20 Internationals. This upcoming milestone would be a testament to his unwavering loyalty and exceptional performance for a single team throughout his T20 career.

Other records that Kohli could break in RR vs RCB match

Apart from the 8000-run landmark, there are other significant milestones that Kohli could achieve in Saturday’s clash as well. With 7,466 runs in IPL, he is just 34 runs away from becoming the first individual to complete 7,500 runs in the cash-rich league.

Kohli, who is the current Orange cap holder in IPL 2024, has hammered eight sixes this season so far. This has taken his overall six-hitting tally in IPL to 242.

Among Indians, Kohli is joint-second on the list after Rohit Sharma (261) and alongside MS Dhoni (242). The Delhi-born batter is just a six away from surpassing former CSK captain Dhoni’s tally of IPL sixes and becoming the tournament’s fourth-highest six-hitter.

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