Virat Kohli becomes leading run-getter in Indian Premier League

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 05, 2019, 10:37 PM(IST)

Virat Kohli. Photograph:( AFP )

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Kohli also became the second Indian to score 8000 runs in T20 cricket after Raina.

Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli overtook Chennai's Suresh Raina to become the leading run-getter in the Indian Premier League. 

Kohli also became the second Indian to score 8000 runs in T20 cricket after Raina. 

Raina, who has scored 5086 runs, could overtake Kohli on Saturday when Chennai host Punjab at Chidambaram Stadium. 

At number three, Mumbai's captain Rohit Sharma is placed with 4600 IPL runs. 

Kohli achieved the feat during a match against Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata at Chinnaswamy Stadium. 

In the first innings, Kohli scored a delightful 84 off 49 balls, taking his IPL runs tally to 5110. 

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