Virat Kohli and his outstanding IPL records

By Nitish Verma

1. Only player with over     6,000 IPL runs

In 203 matches, Kohli has gone on to accumulate 6,210 runs at an average of 37.86. He has smashed five centuries and 42 fifties

2. Most matches for a single     franchise

His 203 matches for the club is the highest by any player for a single side. He is the only player to have played 14 successive seasons for one side.

3. 900-plus runs in a single     edition

He struck a stunning 973 runs from 16 matches at an average of 81.08 in the 2016 season of ipl

4. Most 50-plus scores in a     single edition

The star batsman achieved the feat in the 2016 edition. He smashed 11 fifty-plus scores that season

5. Kohli is the fastest to     5,000 IPL runs

During the IPL 2019 season, Kohli breached the 5,000-run mark, becoming the second batsman after Suresh Raina.

6.  Featured in 200-plus      games

He is one of the five players to have played more than 200 games in the competition with MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma , Dinesh Karthik  and Suresh Raina 

7.  Second-highest centuries      and third-highest fiftiess

He is only behind Universe Boss Gayle, who has six. and third in fifties in the IPL after Warner (50) and Dhawan (44)

8.  Unique captaincy tally

Kohli is one of the four captains to have led in 100-plus matches. He has lost more matches as captain than wins.