K L Rahul the skipper of Kings XI Punjab hits the first century of IPL 2020 and crossed 2000 runs in this match on Thursday. He broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record of eight years as well.
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Rahul is playing for Kings XI Punjab against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He took 60 innings to reach the target of 2000.
Rahul started the match by scoring 77 runs off 54 balls. After this, he went on to score 55 runs from the next 15 balls.
He reached an unbeatable score of 132 runs in 69 balls. The cricketer hit fourteen fours and seven sixes in the match. He helped Punjab score 74 runs in the last four overs.
Reached 2000 Runs Milestone
The match is taking place in Dubai in the UAE right now. Sachin Tendulkar had earlier scored 2000 runs in 63 innings.
Similarly, Chriss Gayle from Kings XI Punjab has the record of the fastest runs of 2000 in the match. He did this in just 48 innings.
The game started with Virat Kohli winning the toss. Royal Challengers Bangalore decided to bowl first.
K L Rahul is the first batsman in this season to score a century. He has set a new record today. Now the highest score in IPL is 132 off 69 balls.
Kings XI Punjab lost their opening match against Delhi Capitals. Delhi Capitals defeated Kings XI Punjab in the Super Over.
Virat Kohli missed two easy catches of K L Rahul. The first ball dropped from the hands of Virat Kohli. Rahul did not even try to make his runs when he saw the ball approaching Virat Kohli.
The second ball also slipped from Kohli’s hand. He looked disappointed with the second ball miss.
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