Kohli makes history as first player to reach 8000 runs in IPL; RR vs RCB Eliminator | IPL 2024 Update

Virat Kohli made history in the IPL Eliminator match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals by becoming the first player to reach the milestone of 8000 runs in the Indian Premier League. This achievement came when he took a single against Sandeep Sharma in the last over of the powerplay.

Kohli’s exceptional form in the current season of IPL 2024 has made him stand out, with 714 runs in 14 league stage games. He has been batting brilliantly with an average of 64 and a strike rate of 155, which is exceptional even by his high standards.

The 35-year-old has now set a benchmark by being the only player to cross the 7000 runs mark in the IPL, with the second highest run-scorer, Shikhar Dhawan, lagging behind at 6769 runs. Kohli is playing his 252nd game in the league, showcasing his consistency and dedication to the sport.

His batting and fielding stats in the Indian Premier League history speak volumes about his impressive career. With a total of 252 matches played, 8000 runs scored, and an average of 38.83, Kohli’s contribution to the IPL over the years has been invaluable.

As cricket fans marvel at Kohli’s accomplishments, they eagerly anticipate his future performances and records in the sport. Check the full schedule and match timings of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 to stay updated on all the cricketing action.

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