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IPL 2019, RCB vs MI: Virat Kohli follows Suresh Raina to club 5000

Virat Kohli has four IPL centuries to his name while he has hit 34 fifties in 165 matches he has played so far.

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Bengaluru Published on: March 28, 2019 23:23 IST
IPL 2019: Virat Kohli follows Suresh Raina to club 5000
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IPL 2019: Virat Kohli follows Suresh Raina to club 5000

Virat Kohli has become only the second batsman in the history of the Indian Premier League to hit 5,000 runs. The 29-year-old Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper reached the milestone in the clash against Mumbai Indians on Thursday at the M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru. (MATCH SCORECARD)

Before the match, Kohli was on 4,954 runs and needed 46 runs to go past the barrier. 

Kohli is now the second batsman after Chennai Super Kings' Suresh Raina (5,034 runs) to join the 5K club.

Rohit Sharma (4507), Gautam Gambhir (4218) and Robin Uthappa (4231) complete the top five.

Kohli is one of the most dangerous T20 batsmen in the world and forms the core of RCB's batting along with AB de Villiers.

Kohli has four IPL centuries to his name while he has hit 34 fifties in 165 matches he has played so far.

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