Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli added another feather in his cap as he becomes the first player to score 6000 runs for his side in all competitions. Kohli achieved the feat in the IPL 2020 game against Chennai Super Kings on Saturday.
Coming into the match, the 31-year-old needed 31 runs to achieve the milestone and he crossed the 6000 runs-mark in the 13th over of RCB’s innings.
Kohli ended his innings unbeaten as he smashed 90 off 52 balls which included 4 fours and as many sixes.
Interestingly, Virat is also the all-time top scorer in IPL as he has 5635 runs to his name.
Talking about the match, RCB, after they won the toss and opted to bat first, rode on
Kohli’s superb knock to score 169/4 in the allotted overs.
Bangalore were 95/4 after 15 overs, however, Kohli’s onslaught helped the team set a good target in Dubai.
Other than Virat, Devdutt Padikkal (33) and Shivam Dube (22) chipped in the batting department, while Aaron Finch (2) and AB de Villiers (0) were sent back cheaply.
On the other hand, Shardul Thakur bagged two wickets for CSK, while Deepak Chahar and Sam Curran picked a wicket each.
Notably, RCB and CSK are placed at fifth and sixth positions respectively in the points table.