KL Rahul fastest to 4,000 runs in Indian Premier League | Cricket News Apextalk

NEW DELHI: Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) skipper KL Rahul entered his name in record books as he became the fastest player to complete 4,000 runs in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday.
The Indian batter achieved this feat against Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
Rahul got to the landmark in just 105 innings followed by Chris Gayle (112 innings), David Warner (114 innings), Virat Kohli (128 innings) and AB de Villiers (131 innings).

Rahul, who finally found some form, scored 74 off 56 balls that included eight fours and a six. His runs came at a strike rate of 132.14.


In his 114-match IPL career, which has seen him play for Punjab Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and currently with Lucknow Super Giants, Rahul has scored 4,044 runs at an average of 47.02 and a strike rate of 135.16.

Rahul has scored four centuries and 32 fifties in his IPL career so far, with the best score of 132*. His average of 47.02 is also the highest by any batter in IPL history.
(With ANI inputs)

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