Abu Dhabi: In the IPL season 13 (IPL 13), the bat of Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul is on fire. This season, Lokesh Rahul is playing one atishi innings with his bat in every match.
Under which Rahul played a brilliant innings of 45 runs against Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Friday. With this innings, KL Rahul has crossed the 600-run mark in this edition. With this, KL has matched the record of RCB captain Virat Kohli.
Indian players Kohli and Rahul, who scored 600 runs in IPL twice
Significantly, this season, KL Rahul Bauter, the captain and batsman are leaving their own mark. The Kings XI Punjab team lost by 7 wickets against Rajasthan Royals. But before that, Rahul played a captaincy innings of 45 runs in 41 balls.
Apart from this, Rahul has completed 600 runs keeping the Orange Cap this season. This is the second time KL has crossed the 600-run mark in an IPL season. Earlier, Lokesh Rahul had scored 659 runs in the year 2018.
So at the same time, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli also did this feat in the years 2013 and 2016 by scoring 634 and 973 respectively. Before this match against the Royals, Rahul needed a solid run to complete 600 runs.
– Cricket.com (@weRcricket) October 30, 2020
Rahul shines as a wicketkeeper too
With an innings of 45 runs played in front of Rajasthan Royals, KL Rahul not only completed 600 runs this season, but as a wicketkeeper, Lokesh Rahul has also scored 2000 runs in the Indian Premier League.
– IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 30, 2020
Consider the way Rahul’s performance so far in this tournament, he has scored a total of 641 runs in 13 matches this season with the help of 1 century and 5 half-centuries. While KL’s highest score is 132 not out.