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.
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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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