IPL 2021: Virat Kohli slams fifty, becomes 1st player to score 6,000 runs in IPL, check top 10 most run scorer list

IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli, signed up with short video sharing application MX TakaTak on Wednesday
IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli, signed up with short video sharing application MX TakaTak on Wednesday

IPL 2021: Virat Kohli slams fifty, becomes 1st player to score 6,000 runs in IPL, check top 10 most run-scorer list- Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli on Thursday added another feather to his cap. He became the first player in IPL to complete 6,000 runs in IPL. He achieved the feat while playing against Rajasthan Royals in his 4th match of IPL 2021. The 32-year-old has also hit 40 fifties in the Indian Premier League.

No player is even close to Kohli on the list. CSK’s Suresh Raina and DC’s Shikhar Dhawan is placed second and third in the list of most run-scorers in IPL.

POS PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS
1 ViratKohli 196 188 31 6011 113
2 Suresh Raina 197 192 28 5448 100*
3 Shikhar Dhawan 180 179 24 5428 106*
4 David Warner 146 146 19 5384 126
5 Rohit Sharma 204 199 28 5368 109*
6 AB de Villiers 173 159 37 4974 133*
7 Chris Gayle 136 135 15 4848 175*
8 MS Dhoni 208 185 69 4667 84*
9 Robin Uthappa 189 182 17 4607 87
10 Gautam Gambhir 154 152 17 4217 93

 

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Kohli also holds the record of second-most centuries in IPL. He has slammed 5 centuries in the cash-rich league. Besides this, his record also includes most runs in an IPL season. He had scored 973 runs in a single season in IPL 2016, which included 4 tons.

Meanwhile, Virat Kohli is among few players who have completed 200 sixes in IPL.

Virat Kohli- IPL salary

RCB captain is the only player who has played all the IPL seasons with only one franchise. He ranks third in the list of top IPL earners with Rs 143.2 crore. He is also the highest run-scorer in the tournament with 5878 runs in 192 matches. He has slammed 5 centuries and 39 fifties.

IPL 2021 Salary – 17 Crore
IPL 2021 Team- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Total IPL salary- 143,20,00,000 

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