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LSG vs GT: KL Rahul leaves behind Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan to reach special milestone

In the match, GT won toss and opted to bat.

Written By: Aachal Maniyar New Delhi Updated on: April 22, 2023 19:15 IST
KL Rahul
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KL Rahul reached a special milestone in the Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans match on Saturday. In the 30th game of IPL 2023, LSG skipper scored 14 runs and reached 7000 run-mark in T20s. He surpassed Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan to top the list of Indians to score fastest 7000 runs in the shortest format of the game as he took just 197 innings to do so.

Following is the list of Indian players to take fewest innings to score 7000 T20 runs:

  • KL Rahul - 197 innings
  • Virat Kohli - 212 innings
  • Shikhar Dhawan - 246 innings
  • Suresh Raina - 251 innings
  • Rohit Sharma - 258 innnings

In the match, GT won toss and opted to bat. They set a target of 136 runs for LSG, powered by Hardik Pandya's fifty. Coming to chase, KL Rahul scored 68 off 61 balls before getting dismissed by Mohit Sharma. His brilliant batting included 8 fours abd he had a strike rate of 111.48. He also jumped to the 3rd position in the list of openers to score most 50-plus runs in IPL history.

Most 50-plus scores as an opener in the IPL - 

  • David Warner - 57
  • Shikhar Dhawan - 48
  • KL Rahul - 35
  • Gautam Gambhir - 34
  • Chris Gayle - 34

Lucknow Super Giants Playing XI: KL Rahul (c), Kyle Mayers, Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Ayush Badoni, Naveen-ul-Haq, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi

Gujarat Titans Playing XI: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya (c), Vijay Shankar, Abhinav Manohar, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Noor Ahmad, Mohit Sharma

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