𝕛𝕚𝕠𝕥𝕧𝕧𝕚𝕟𝕖𝕖 – Kings XI Punjab captain Lokesh Rahul has made an amazing record in IPL 2020. This Punjab captain is batting extremely well in IPL 2020. He has become the first batsman to score 500 runs in this league.
Chasing the target against Mumbai Indians, he scored an excellent inning of 77 runs on 51 balls with 7 fours and 3 sixes. Punjab captain Lokesh Rahul has scored 525 runs at an average of 75 in 9 matches played in this league so far. Lokesh Rahul’s bat has yielded 1 century and 5 half-centuries in these O matches.
The same Rahul has completed 250 runs in IPL cricket history after playing this innings. In the Indian Premier League 2020, Rahul has registered a new record as he scored 500 runs. Rahul has become the first Indian batsman in IPL history to have scored 500 or more runs in 3 consecutive years.
Before Punjab captain, Lokesh Rahul, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, and Suresh Raina are the only players who have had the distinction of scoring 500 or more runs in this league in 2 consecutive years.
The daughter-in-law of Punjab, Lokesh Rahul, had equaled these three batsmen in the last year i.e. 2019. But now captain Lokesh Rahul has left all three batsmen behind.
List of batsmen who have scored 500 or more consecutive runs in IPL history –
First great batsman Sachin Tendulkar in the IPL history for the year 2010, 2011, he scored 500 runs. At the same number, Suresh Raina had the feat of scoring 500 consecutive runs in the year 2013,2014. At the same number, the current captain of the Indian team, Virat Kohli, had the feat of scoring 500 runs in 2015, 2016.
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) October 19, 2020
After that, Lokesh Rahul has done 500 runs in the years 2018, 2019, and 2020. If we talk about Lokesh Rahul, he scored 659 runs in 14 matches in the year 2018. And he scored 593 runs with his bat last year ie 2019.
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) October 18, 2020
This year, he has scored 525 runs in 9 matches so far. If we talk about Lokesh Rahul’s IPL career, he has scored 2502 runs at an average of 46.33 in his 76 matches played so far. And during this time he has scored 2 centuries and 21 half-centuries.