IPL 2023: Virat Kohli Registered Unique Record To His Name In IPL, Surpassed Rohit and Pollard In This Elite List

In the current season of IPL 2023, Rajasthan Royals had to face a humiliating defeat on their own home ground on Sunday. Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated him by a huge margin of 112 runs. Chasing a target of 172 runs in this 60th match of the season, the Rajasthan team got all out for just 59 runs in 10.3 overs. During this, the dashing batsman Virat Kohli also made a record.

Virat Kohli caught Yashasvi Jaiswal (0) in the very first over of the Rajasthan team’s innings. Yashasvi played the second ball of this over of Pacer Mohammad Siraj in the direction of mid-off but Virat did not make any mistake in catching the catch. With this, Virat also got the advantage in the list of most catches (non-wicketkeeper) in this league.

Former RCB captain Virat Kohli has now reached number two in the list. He left behind former Mumbai Indians star Kieron Pollard. Virat’s name now has 104 catches in IPL. Pollard has 103 catches while Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has 98 catches. Suresh Raina (109 catches) is at the top of the list.

Earlier, the Royal Challengers Bangalore team scored 171 runs losing 5 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Captain Faf du Plessis (55) and Glenn Maxwell (54) scored half-centuries for the team. Virat and Faf du Plessis made an opening partnership of 50 runs. However, Virat could only score 18 runs in 19 balls with the help of a four. Plessis hit 3 fours and 2 sixes in his innings of 44 balls. At the same time, Maxwell hit 5 fours and 3 sixes in 33 balls.

Anuj Rawat scored 29 runs in 11 balls, which included 3 fours and 2 sixes. For Rajasthan, medium pacer KM Asif and spinner Adam Zampa took 2-2 wickets while Sandeep Sharma got one wicket. Man of the match went to RCB’s Wayne Parnell who took 3 wickets for 10 runs in 3 overs.

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