New Delhi: In IPL-2023, when the Royal Challengers Bangalore team will take on the Lucknow Super Giants at their own home on Monday, all eyes will be on Virat Kohli. This veteran batsman is in excellent form at the moment and is scoring runs continuously. In such a situation, Kohli can make a new record in this match played at Ekana Stadium.
Virat Kohli’s last IPL season was not very special. He was struggling for runs but this season Kohli has done wonders and now he is on the cusp of creating history. Kohli is the highest run-scorer in the IPL. Now he is close to achieving another milestone.
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will become seven thousand
If Kohli’s IPL career is seen so far, this batsman has scored 6957 runs in 223 innings of 231 matches. During this, his average has been 36.62 and the strike rate has been 129.72. Kohli has scored five centuries and 49 half-centuries in IPL. If Kohli scores seven more runs against Lucknow, then he will complete his seven thousand runs in IPL and he will be the first batsman to do so.
Looking at the color in which Kohli is, he can achieve this position against Lucknow. Apart from this, if Kohli scores a half-century in this match, then he will score a half-century of half-centuries in the IPL. In this matter, Punjab Kings captain Shikhar Dhawan is giving him competition. Dhawan also has 49 half-centuries and he is second in terms of scoring the most runs in IPL. Dhawan has 6506 runs in 212 matches.
Net Session Entertainment ft. Virat, Faf and Maxi
Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis took turns against the spinners, and the ever so competitive Maxi led the banter, ahead of our game against LSG.#PlayBold #OurRCB #IPL2023 #LSGvRCB pic.twitter.com/62kxI8fTLK
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) May 1, 2023
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This is how the current season has been
If Kohli’s current season is seen, he has played eight matches and scored 333 runs. During this, he has scored runs at an average of 47.57 and his strike rate is 142.31. In these eight matches, he has scored half-centuries in five matches. The teams of Lucknow and Bangalore are facing each other for the second time this season.
This season the first match between these two teams was played at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. In this match, Kohli’s bat was played and he scored an inning of 61 runs. In this innings, Kohli faced 44 balls and hit four fours and as many sixes.
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