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IPL 2021: AB de Villiers leaves Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma behind to reach THIS big record

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) wicketkeeper-batsman AB de Villiers on Tuesday grew to become the second abroad participant and sixth general within the historical past of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to register 5,000 runs.

Notably, De Villiers also became the fastest to the milestone thus leaving behind the likes of RCB skipper Virat Kohli and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma.

Quickest to 5000 IPL runs when it comes to balls confronted:

1) AB de Villiers – 161 innings, 3288 balls

2) David Warner – 135 innings, 3554 balls

3) Suresh Raina – 173 innings, 3620 balls

4) Rohit Sharma – 188 innings, 3817 balls

5) Virat Kohli – 157 innings, 3827 balls

6) Shikhar Dhawan – 168 innings, 3956 balls

The former South African batsman achieved the feat within the ongoing match towards Delhi Capitals in Ahmedabad on the Narendra Modi Stadium.

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner was the primary abroad participant to go previous the 5000-run mark within the IPL.

Interestingly, as quickly as ABD reached the milestone, Warner took to Twitter to declare that De Villiers is his idol.

Meanwhile, Kohli (6041) has probably the most runs within the IPL and he’s adopted by CSK’s Suresh Raina who has 5472 runs to his title.

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma are the opposite two Indian gamers who’ve greater than 5000 runs within the IPL.

AB de Villiers’ unbeaten knock of 75 runs off simply 42 balls helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) publish a rating of 171/5 within the allotted twenty overs towards Delhi Capitals right here on the Narendra Modi Stadium on Tuesday.

Along with de Villiers, Rajat Patidar and Glenn Maxwell additionally chipped in with knocks of 31 and 25. For Delhi Capitals, all of the 5 bowlers utilized by skipper Rishabh Pant ended up taking one wicket every.

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