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Virat Kohli Creates History By Becoming The First Batter To Score 7000 Runs In IPL

Virat Kohli has added another milestone in his cricketing career by surpassing 7000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Royal Challengers Bangalore backbone Virat Kohli achieved this remarkable feat during the match against the Delhi Capitals, making him the first player in IPL history to reach the 7000-run mark.

Kohli has been playing in the IPL since the tournament’s inception in 2008, representing the RCB franchise throughout. His IPL record is outstanding, having played 233 matches and scored 7043 runs with an average of 36.15 and a strike rate of 129.41. Kohli has also hit five centuries and 50 fifties, making him one of the most consistent performers in IPL history. Kohli’s remarkable achievement is a testament to his dedication and hard work towards cricket.

Virat Kohli Creates History By Becoming The First Batter To Score 7000 Runs In IPL

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Currently, Punjab Kings captain Shikhar Dhawan is behind Kohli in the run-scorers list with 6536 runs. Australian opener David Warner and Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma have also scored over 6000 runs in IPL.

Batters with most runs in IPL History:

Rank Player Name Matches Runs Avg. 100’s 50’s
1 Virat Kohli 233 7043 36.68 5 50
2 Shikhar Dhawan 213 6536 35.72 2 49
3 David Warner 172 6211 41.41 4 58
4 Rohit Sharma 237 6063 29.72 1 41
5 Suresh Raina 205 5528 32.52 1 39
6 AB de Villiers 184 5162 39.70 3 40
7 MS Dhoni 244 5054 39.48 0 24
8 Chris Gayle 142 4965 39.72 6 31
9 Robin Uthappa 205 4952 27.51 0 27
10 Dinesh Karthik 239 4486 26.08 0 20
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