IPL 2021: Virat Kohli became the first batsman to do so in the IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) win streak continues in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. RCB won by 10 wickets against Rajasthan Royals. Devadut Padiakkal scored 101 and Virat Kohli 72 not out. In this innings, Virat Kohli crossed the 6000-run mark in the IPL. Virat Kohli became the first batsman to do so in IPL history. Suresh Raina is the second highest run-scorer in the IPL with 5448 runs in his account.

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Virat Kohli has scored 6021 runs at an average of 38.35 in 196 IPL matches and has rated a strike rate of 130.69. Virat has a total of five centuries and 40 fifties in his account. With this win, the RCB topped the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) again in the points table. RCB has played four matches and won all four. After winning the toss against the Rajasthan Royals, Virat Kohli decided to bowl first at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Rajasthan Royals scored 177 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs. Shivam Dubey scored 46 and Rahul Tiwatiya scored 40 runs. Mohammad Siraj took three wickets for 27 runs in four overs. In addition, Herschel Patel made 47 in four overs, but also took three wickets. RCB won the match by scoring 181 runs in 16.3 overs. Devdutt Padikkal was selected as the man of the match.