KL Rahul overtakes Virat Kohli to become fastest Indian to 6000 T20 runs

Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul continues to perform well in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. He has been one of India’s most dependable batsmen in the shortest format of cricket in recent years. Rahul scored 30 runs in 24 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 31st match of IPL 2022 on Tuesday. After this innings, Rahul has achieved another big achievement in T20 cricket. He has become the fastest Indian batsman to score 6000 runs in T20 cricket.

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Rahul completed his 6000 runs in T20 cricket in 179 innings at an average of 138.18. Earlier, the record for the fastest 6000 runs in T20 cricket was held by Virat Kohli, who achieved the feat in 184 innings. Rahul is only the second batsman to score a century in the IPL 2022 season. Apart from him, Jos Buttler has scored a century in this season so far.

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Rahul is behind West Indies great Chris Gayle (162 innings) and Pakistan captain Babar Azam (165) in the all-time list. Among Indians, Shikhar Dhawan is the third Indian after Rahul and Kohli with 213 innings. At the same time, Suresh Raina is at number four in this case, who has completed his 6000 runs in T20 in 217 innings. Team India and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma is in fifth place with 6000 runs in 218 innings.

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