Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has become the first batsman to score 1000 runs against any single team in the IPL. He achieved this feat against Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. With 18 runs, Rohit Sharma completed his 1000 IPL runs against KKR.
Left behind Raina in terms of most runs in IPL
With this, Rohit also completed his 5500 runs in the IPL and he has also reached third place in terms of scoring the most runs in the tournament. He left behind Suresh Raina (5495). Virat Kohli is at the forefront of the batsmen who have scored the most runs in IPL. He has 6081 runs in 200 matches. He is the only batsman to score 6000 runs in IPL. On the other hand, Shikhar Dhawan is at number two with 5619 runs.
Also became the first batsman to complete 100 fours in IPL
Rohit Sharma scored 33 runs in 30 balls against KKR. He hit four fours in his innings. With this, he has also become the first batsman to complete 100 fours in IPL.
40 fifty have been made
Rohit has so far scored 40 half-centuries with one century in the IPL. He has scored 225 runs in 8 matches played in this season of IPL at an average of 35.37. At the same time, in the 208 matches played so far in the IPL, he has scored 5513 runs at an average of 31.70.
Rohit is the most successful captain of IPL
Rohit is one of the most successful captains of IPL. Under his captaincy, Mumbai Indians won the title the most number of times. Under his captaincy, Mumbai Indians have won the title in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020.
Scored 3284 runs in IPL as captain
Rohit Sharma got the captaincy of IPL in 2013, but the effect of captaincy is not visible on his batting. Rohit has scored consistently in every single season. As a captain in IPL, Rohit has scored 3284 runs in 125 matches and during this time 26 half-centuries have also been seen with his bat. For Team India too, he has scored 712 runs while captaining in 19 T20 matches, and during this time Hitman has also scored five half-centuries and two centuries.