IPL 2024, PBKS vs RCB: Virat Kohli Crosses 600-run Mark for Fourth Time in Tournament History, Equals KL Rahul’s Record – News18

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IPL 2024, PBKS vs RCB: Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli against Punjab Kings (BCCI)

IPL 2024, PBKS vs RCB: Royal Challengers Bengaluru’s Virat Kohli against Punjab Kings (BCCI)

Virat Kohli surpassed 600 runs this season as well as 1000 runs against Punjab in the history of the Indian Premier League.

Virat Kohli broke multiple records during the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) clash between Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala on Thursday.

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Kohli got a few lucky breaks at the start of his innings as he was dropped twice but made sure to make the opposition pay.

Virat Kohli scored his sixth fifty, his 55th overall in the competition, this season as he surpassed 600 runs this season as well as 1000 runs against Punjab in the history of the IPL.

With that, Kohli drew level with KL Rahul for the most seasons with 600 or more runs in the IPL.

Most 600+ run seasons in IPL

  • 4 – Virat Kohli and KL Rahul
  • 3 –  Chris Gayle and David Warner
  • 2 Faf du Plessis

Arshdeep Singh dismissed Kohli as Rilee Rossouw took a smart catch in the deep, after the star batter scored 92 runs off 47 balls, hitting seven fours and six sixes.

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Earlier, rain had stopped play with RCB’s score reading 119/3 in 10 overs. Cameron Green had just walked in at the fall of Rajat Patidar, who made 55 in 23 balls.

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Punjab Kings had won the toss and opted to bowl first as PBKS stand-in skipper Sam Curran felt there might be something there in the wicket for the bowlers.

PBKS have included Liam Livingstone in place of Kagiso Rabada in the lone change in their playing XI. Vidhwath Kaverappa, a bowler from Karnataka, is set to make his debut for Punjab.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru skipper Faf du Plessis reckoned he would have done the same on winning the toss. They brought in Glenn Maxwell for Lockie Ferguson.

(With inputs from Agencies)