IPL 2022, PBKS vs RCB: Virat Kohli hits another milestone by scoring 6500 runs in first IPL

IPL 2022, PBKS vs RCB: Virat Kohli hits another milestone by scoring 6500 runs in first IPL
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Virat Kohli vs Punjab Kings during the match

Virat Kohli He may not be in great form, but the records keep coming for the legend. In the match vs PBKS, Kohli became the first batsman to reach the landmark of 6500 runs.

This milestone is a testament to the kind of player Kohli has been all these years. Shikhar Dhawan Just behind Kohli with 6186 runs against his name.

In the 13 matches he has played this season, Kohli has scored a total of 234 runs with the highest score of 58. He looked in fine form in the game vs Punjab Kings, but was unfortunately dismissed for 20 off 14 balls. ,

Earlier, RCB won the toss and decided to bowl. Bairstow, who was rusty during the first leg of the tournament, was back in his element with seven sixes and four fours during a knock where he literally went hell for the leather.

Such was his dominance that by the end of six overs of the powerplay, Bairstow had hit seven sixes.

Punjab Kings, who started the powerplay with a bang, scored 83 runs in six overs. Glen Maxwell There is a complete disdain for Josh Hazlewood (0/64 in 4 overs) and Mohammad Siraj (0/36 in 2 overs) in (2 overs), Josh Hazlewood (1/17 in 2 overs).

They eventually finished with 209 runs on the board.

Punjab Kings Playing XI

Jonny BairstowShikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Mayank Agarwal(C), Jitesh Sharma (W), Liam Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso RabadaRahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh

Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI

Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik(W), Mahipal Lomror, Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasranga, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Josh Hazlewood

(with inputs from PTI)