Abu Dhabi: The most successful foreign batsman of the Indian Premier League, David Warner, has been scoring a lot of runs this season with his rigorous game. Under which Australian opener David Warner has surpassed Indian batsman Virat Kohli to set the record for the fastest 5000 runs in IPL.
Warner, captain of IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad, achieved this feat in the match played against Kolkata Knight Riders at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Sunday.
David Warner came out faster than Kohli
Significantly, David Warner is the fourth player to score 5000 runs in the history of IPL. He held this record in 135 IPL matches, while Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli took 157 innings to reach 5000 runs in IPL.
In such a situation, Sunrisers (SRH) captain David Warner has overtaken Virat Kohli quite fast. With this, Warner has won the title of Orange Cap three times in the case of scoring the most runs in each season in the IPL.
Also note that Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Suresh Raina is third and Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma (Rohit Sharma) is fourth in the list of batsmen who have scored 5000 runs in IPL. Hitman Sharma has achieved this achievement this season.
Warner needed 10 runs to become 5 Hazari
When David Warner came on the field to play against Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday, he was 10 runs away from scoring 5000 runs in the IPL. In such a situation, Warner made this special record after playing an unbeaten innings of 47 runs in front of KKR.
It is known that David Warner has so far scored 5037 runs in 135 matches in 135 matches with a batting average of 43.05 and a stormy strike rate of 141.05, with four centuries and 46 fifties to his name.
Warner’s team Sunrisers Hyderabad have won three out of nine matches in IPL-13 so far. The team has to play its next match with Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Thursday.