Virat Kohli turns into first cricketer to play 200 video games for a single IPL franchise

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RCB captain Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has added yet one more feather to his already illustrious cap by changing into the primary participant to play 200 matches for a single Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise.

Kohli achieved the feat throughout Royal Challenger Bangalore’s sport in opposition to Kings XI Punjab which his facet misplaced by eight wickets on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday night.

He has performed 185 matches for RCB within the IPL, along with 15 appearances for the Bengaluru-based franchise within the now-defunct Champions League T20. The 31-year-old is the main run-scorer within the IPL historical past, accumulating 5,716 runs in 185 matches.

“RCB means lots to me, not many perceive that emotion. 200 video games for them is unbelievable, I would not have believed it in 2008. It’s an honour, they’ve stored me and I’ve stayed on,” Kohli had mentioned earlier than the beginning of RCB’s sport in opposition to Kings XI.

Kohli’s RCB has not been capable of win the IPL trophy even as soon as up to now 12 editions, a stat which he’s keen to vary within the ongoing IPL version. Thus far, RCB have gained 4 video games of the eight matches and stand on the third spot within the factors desk in IPL 2020.

They may tackle Rajasthan Royals of their subsequent encounter in Dubai on Saturday.

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