Dubai: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 8 wickets in the 31st match of IPL. Bangalore, batting first after winning the toss at Sharjah ground, put 171 runs on the board. In response to this, the team of Punjab achieved the goal in the last ball and kept their hopes in the tournament.
RCB may have lost this match, but its captain Virat Kohli has made a big record. Virat Kohli has become the highest run-scorer in the IPL as captain after scoring 10 runs against Kings XI Punjab. Before them, this record was in the name of Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni. Dhoni has 4275 runs as captain in IPL. While Gambhir is number thirty who has scored 3518 runs.
Apart from this, Virat Kohli has created history. This was Kohli’s 200th match against Punjab in the IPL. Virat has become the first player in the world to play 200 matches for a franchise. He has played 185 matches in the IPL for RCB and 15 matches in the Champions T20 League.
Kohli said during the toss before the match with Punjab, ‘Aasibi means a lot to me. Many people do not understand that feeling. Playing 200 matches for the team is incredible. I did not think about it at all in 2008 ‘.
He said, ‘For me it is a great honor. They have trusted me and I remain here. When the team wins, you look good as a captain. There are many people who have raised their hands only after two defeats.
Please tell that RCB captain Virat Kohli played an unbeaten innings of 48 runs in his 200th match.