India Today – Virat Kohli overtook Suresh Raina to become the highest run scorer in the history of the Indian Premier League.

Summary

  • Virat Kohli overtook Suresh Raina to become the highest run scorer in the history of the Indian Premier League.
  • Kohli needed 32 to get past Raina’s 4558 runs before the start of RCB’s chase of 214 vs Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday.
  • While Raina has one hundred and 31 half-centuries under his belt, Kohli has four hundreds and 31 fifties.
  • Kohli, who had been rested from the Nidahas Trophy after the tour of South Africa, where had scored 871 runs across formats, looked scratchy against Kolkata Knight Riders during his innings of 31.
  • Kohli had been in sensational form in 2016, smashing 973 including four hundreds and seven half-centuries from 16 matches.


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