New Delhi. Opener KL Rahul, who is captaining the Lucknow Super Giants, completed his 100 matches in the IPL on Saturday. He achieved this big feat in the 26th match of IPL-2022 against Mumbai Indians. Rahul also made this match memorable at the Brabourne Stadium and scored a fifty in 33 balls. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and invited Lucknow to bat first.
KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock came out for the opening. Both also put up a brilliant partnership of 52 runs. Fabian Allen broke this partnership when Quinton was dismissed lbw. De Kock contributed 24 runs in 13 balls with the help of 4 fours and 1 six. Rahul remained frozen and then he carried forward the innings with Manish Pandey.
Rahul completed 2 runs by running on the third ball of the 12th over of Jasprit Bumrah’s innings and made the personal score 51 runs. He hit 3 fours and as many sixes for this. After 100 matches, only Chris Gayle is ahead of Rahul. This was Rahul’s sixth fifty in the IPL against Mumbai Indians. He has also scored 1 century against this team.
In IPL, KL Rahul scored 3405 runs after 99 matches and Chris Gayle is ahead of him in this matter. Gayle scored a total of 3578 runs in 100 IPL matches while David Warner is at number three in the list. Warner has 3304 runs in his name. Faf du Plessis (2849) is at number four and former Indian legend Suresh Raina (2802) is at number 5.