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Virat Kohli shatters multiple records in PBKS vs RCB match to warm up for T20 World Cup

Virat Kohli shatters multiple records in PBKS vs RCB match to warm up for T20 World Cup

Virat Kohli struck at a superb rate of 195.74 vs PBKS, a side he thrives batting against

Virat Kohli, the record-breaking machine for RCB and Team India, was at it again at the picturesque Dharamsala. In a dominant display against the Punjab Kings (PBKS), Kohli smashed a fiery 92 off 47 balls, reminding everyone of his devastating batting prowess. This knock was a statement of intent, a sign that Kohli is back in prime form just in time for the crucial T20 World Cup later this year.

Virat (the run-machine) Kohli

The Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) talisman started with a bang, showcasing supreme touch from the very first ball. While he was granted a couple of lucky escapes, Kohli ensured he wouldn’t waste those lifelines. The innings was a perfect blend of power and precision, with Kohli clubbing seven fours and six maximums. This dominant performance is a huge boost for the Indian team, solidifying Kohli’s role as a key player in their T20 World Cup campaign.

Records shattered by Kohli

The stellar knock by Kohli saw him hammer a slew of records. His IPL 2024 campaign has been quite fantastic. During his innings, he surpassed the 600-run mark this season, thus becoming the player with the joint-most 600+run seasons.

PlayerRuns Season
Virat Kohli634*2024
6392023
9732016
6342013
KL Rahul 6162022
6262021
6702020
6592018
Players with most 600+ run seasons

With his 92-run knock, Virat Kohli has now also become the first player to complete 1000 runs against the most number of oppositions in IPL. The superstar batter has scored 1000+ runs against three teams, i.e., Punjab Kings (PBKS), Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC).

Most 1000+ runs against a Team in IPL

  • 3 – Virat Kohli v (DC, CSK, PBKS)
  • 2 – David Warner v (PBKS, KKR)
  • 2 – Rohit Sharma v ( KKR, DC)
  • 1 – Shikhar Dhawan v ( CSK)
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