MI vs KKR in IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma achieves big record in IPL, completes 1000 runs against KKR

MI vs KKR in IPL 2021- Rohit Sharma 1000 runs: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma continued his scintillating form in IPL 2021 Phase 2. He became the first player ever to complete 1000 runs against an IPL franchise. He achieved the landmark against Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday. He has overtaken the likes of IPL’s highest run-scorer Virat Kohli, David Warner and MS Dhoni. Follow IPL 2021 live updates on insidesport.co and live streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar. 

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Most runs vs a team in IPL: Rohit Sharma 1000 runs

1000* Rohit Sharma vs KKR
943 David Warner vs PBKS
915 David Warner vs KKR
909 Virat Kohli vs DC

Most runs against KKR
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
RG Sharma 2008-2021 29* 29 8 1012* 109* 48.19 765 132.28 1 6 2 100 36
(Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians)
DA Warner 2009-2021 24 24 3 915 126 43.57 628 145.70 2 4 1 86 38
(Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
SK Raina 2008-2021 25 22 4 818 84 45.44 600 136.33 0 8 0 80 28
(Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions)

 

“We are confident, we will make very strong comeback. KKR is playing good cricket, they must be confident after last game but we have all our bases covered, we will do well’, Rohit Sharma had said ahead of the match.

‘I don’t believe much in past records. In T20 Cricket everything can change in seconds. We need to just do our things right’, declared as a warning for his team not be complacent,” he had added.

MI vs KKR in IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma 1000 runs 

  • Rohit Sharma batsman had missed MI’s game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Sunday, but he returned to action against KKR.
  • The 33-year-old is key to Mumbai Indians’ success. In his absence, MI had lost their previous match to CSK.
  • Defending champions MI are currently placed 4th in the IPL 2021 Points Table
  • He scored 33 runs but faced 30 balls. Sunil Narine dismissed him for 7th time in his IPL career.
  • He is the third-highest run-scorer in IPL 2021 after Virat Kohli and Shikar Dhawan. Overall, he is MI’s leading run-scorer in the tournament.
  • The right-handed batsman has slammed as many as 40 half-centuries in the Indian Premier League.
  • He is coming on the back of an excellent Test series against England where he smashed his maiden century in the UK.
  • Rohit Sharma’s stellar form is a good sign for India in the upcoming T20 World Cup.

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