Virat Kohli scales mount 500 for record fifth time in IPL
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Virat Kohli scales mount 500 for record fifth time in IPL

May 15, 2018

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli has added a new feather into his already illustrious cap as he became only batsman to score 500+ runs in as many as five different editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL), on Monday.

During RCB’s comprehensive 10-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab at the Holkar Stadium in Indore, Kohli went past the magical 500-run mark in IPL 2018 while he was batting at 34, during his innings of 48*, that helped Bangalore record a sensational win.

Before the start of the current season, Kohli and Australian star David Warner led this particular chart, having crossed the 500-run mark four times each in their respective IPL careers. The other players in this illustrious list — behind the swashbuckling duo — are Suresh Raina, Chris Gayle and Gaumtam Gambhir, who all have crossed this mark thrice in the cash-rich league.

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