In the 30th match of IPL 2022 against Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals made a huge total of 217 runs while batting first. Jos Buttler played an important role in taking Rajasthan to this score, who scored a century of 103 runs. Devdutt Padikkal also played an important role in this innings of Butler. When Butler was taking a jibe at the batsmen, Padikkal was giving them continuous strikes without waiting. Padikkal scored 34 runs against KKR in 18 balls with the help of 3 fours and a six. During this innings, he also completed his 1000 runs in IPL.
Padikkal has become the joint third batsman along with Rishabh Pant to become the fastest to 1000 runs in IPL on the basis of innings. Pant and Padikkal completed 1000 IPL runs in 35-35 innings. This Rajasthan batsman has reached this point before Rohit Sharma. Rohit took 37 innings to score 1000 runs in IPL.
On the other hand, if we talk about the fastest player to score 1000 runs in IPL, then he is the God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar who did this feat in 31 innings, while Suresh Raina is present at number two with 34 innings.
In this match, KKR captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and decided to bowl first. But Butler has proved his decision wrong so far. This Rajasthan opener played a smoky innings of 103 runs to take the team to a mammoth score of 217 runs. Butler faced 61 balls during this innings and hit 9 fours and 5 high-rise sixes.
Apart from Butler, Padikkal scored 24, Samson 38 and Heymar 26* for Rajasthan Royals. At the same time, Sunil Narine took the highest two wickets for KKR.