Royal Challengers Bangalore registered their another defeat by 59 runs against Delhi Capitals on Monday in Dubai.
Invited to bat first after losing the toss, Delhi challenged Royal Challengers Bangalore with a target of 197 runs. In reply, Bengaluru could only manage to score 137 runs for 9 wickets. Captain Virat Kohli scored the most 43 runs. Despite this loss, captain Virat Kohli managed to touch another milestone.
Virat Kohli Completed 9000 Runs in T20
Virat completed his 9000 runs in T20 as soon as he scored 10 against Delhi. He is the first Indian to do so and the seventh batsman overall. He has scored 2794 runs in 82 T20s at an average of 50.80 for India.
West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle currently tops the list with 13296 runs in T20. Above Virat, Kieron Pollard with 10370 runs, Shoaib Malik with 9926 runs, Brendon McCullum having 9922 runs, David Warner with 9451 runs, and Aaron Finch with 9148 runs are present. Among the Indian players, Team India’s vice-captain Rohit Sharma with 8818 runs (333 matches) still needs 182 runs to achieve this feat.
Virat Kohli scored the highest 43 runs for Bangalore on Monday. During this, he hit two fours and a six. Earlier in the previous match, Virat scored his first half-century of this season. It is noteworthy that Virat Kohli is also the highest run-scorer in IPL. He has scored 5545 runs in 182 matches so far. During this time he has scored five centuries and 37 half-centuries.