IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul hit a banging century scoring 132 runs not out in 69 balls vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL 2020 on Thursday. KL Rahul hit the first century of IPL 2020.
With KL Rahul’s first century, Kings XI scored a huge score against RCB. During this inning, KL Rahul broke many records. Here are the top 4 records broken by KL Rahul in this inning:
1. The highest score for an IPL captain
KL Rahul now holds the highest score as a captain in IPL. He overtakes the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad David Warner. KL Rahul remained unbeaten on 132 off 69 balls with 14 fours and 7 sixes vs RCB.
Earlier, this record was named after David Warner, when he scored 126 runs for Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2017. Virender Sehwag of Delhi Daredevils is third in this list when he scored 119 runs in 2011.
2. The highest score for Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul scored 132 runs in this match to record the highest score in an inning for Kings XI Punjab. Earlier, this record was named after Virender Sehwag, when he scored 122 against Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in 2014.
3. KL Rahul becomes the fastest Indian to score 2000 runs in IPL
KL Rahul completed 2000 runs in IPL during this innings. With this, he became the fastest Indian batsman to complete 2000 runs in IPL. He broke the eight-year-old record of Sachin Tendulkar.
4. KL Rahul becomes the sixth captain to score a century
Five captains have scored centuries before KL Rahul in IPL. This includes Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Adam Gilchrist, Virat Kohli, and David Warner. So KL Rahul is now the 6th captain to score a century in IPL.
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