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Virat Kohli becomes 1st batsman to reach 6,000 runs in IPL history

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain on Thursday became the first batsman to get to 6,000 runs in the IPL (Indian Premier League) history.

Playing in the match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) Kohli scored a half-century in a huge century partnership with Devdutt Padikkal for the opening wicket. He turned one to a fine leg fence to reach the landmark.

Before reaching the 6000-run landmark, the RCB skipper had reached his first half-century of this IPL season.

Virat Kohli is way ahead of Suresh Raina (5448) and Shikhar Dhawan (5428) both of them are more than 500 runs behind Virat.

Thursday’s IPL match against the Rajasthan Royals was Virat’s 196th match.

In his IPL career, Kohli has scored over 500 fours and over 200 sixes.

RCB won the match against RR by 10 wickets (21 balls left).

Kohli scored 72 runs of 47 balls and Devdutt Padikkal scored 101 runs of 52 balls.

Final score RR 177/9 (20) & RCB 181/0 (16.3)

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