IPL 2024: Virat Kohli Logs His 100th 50+ Score In Match 6

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Virat Kohli logged his 100th 50+ score in T20 cricket after his fiery knock of 77 runs in just 49 deliveries on Monday. The 35-year-old cricketer was the cynosure of all eyes at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru as Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) stormed home with 5 wickets remaining in their hands.

Having made his debut way back in 2008, Virat Kohli has carved a niche for himself in this cash-rich and lucrative T20 league. Kohli is the only player to have played for single franchise all throughout the IPL and is also the leading run-getter of this tournament.

In Match 6 of the ongoing IPL 2024, RCB needed 177 runs in the 2nd innings to win their first game and grab their first points of this season. Virat Kohli played an extraordinary innings and his knock was oozing with class and composure.

Kohli smashed 11 fours and 2 sixes and single-handedly made sure that RCB were in the game after the likes of Faf Du Plessis, Cameron Green and Glenn Maxwell departed cheaply.

Virat Kohli has 51 half-centuries in IPL and has 7361 runs in the IPL. This speaks volumes about the fact that the talismanic skipper of India has been a force to reckon with in the shortest format of the game.

With an average of 37.37 in the IPL, Virat Kohli has always shepherded his side to glory and even though RCB haven’t won an IPL title thus far, Virat Kohli has been the backbone of this side.

Virat Kohli has 37 half-centuries in T20I cricket

The former Indian team captain, Virat Kohli, has 37 half-centuries under his belt in T20I cricket and has so far amassed 4037 runs in T20Is. He has been adjudged the player of the tournament in 2 ICC T20I World Cups; in 2014 and then again in 2016.

Kohli was also the leading run-scorer in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 and his iconic knock of 82* runs against Pakistan in India’s opening game is considered as one of the greatest knocks in this format in international cricket.

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