The Mumbai Indians managed to bounce back in the IPL 2018 by the victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore yesterday after three consecutive defeats. Rohit Sharma’s 94 meant a lot for the team. Though Virat Kohli managed to score 92 single-handedly, he could not make up to the cause. On the other hand, he had a pile of records in his account. Let us have a look at some of the records achieved by this game for both of the teams.
Virat Kohli surpassed the record of Suresh Raina’s 4,588 runs by making his first 49 runs in this game. He stood as the highest IPL scorer for a team by 4,691 runs. Rohit Sharma stood third on this list by 4,345 runs and Gautam Gambhir stood fourth by 4,210 runs. These four players are playing in the current IPL season.
Again, Kohli stood as the first player in the world to score 5000 runs for a single team. He scored 424 runs for RCB in the Champions League. He scored 5,043 runs for RCB in total.
Virat Kohli scored 36 IPL fifties and out of them, 4 are hundreds. This is the highest number of the fifties scored by an Indian in the IPL along with Gautam Gambhir. Rohit Sharma stood next to them with 34 fifties and David Warner scored 36 fifties and 3 hundreds as well.
Rohit Sharma holds the record of scoring more than 50 FOR 54 times in IPL. Out of them 4 are hundreds. He surpassed Gautam Gambhir(53) in this list. He is preceded by Kohli (58) in this chart.
Rohit Sharma scored 179 sixes and crossed Suresh Raina who scored 174 sixes in this IPL. Rohit stood as the first Indian to hit those many sixes and Chris Gayle holds the record of hitting the massive number of sixes in the IPL with 269 sixes.
Jasprit Bumrah took 51 wickets with this game in the IPL. He is the fifth MI player after Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell Mc Clenaghan, and Kieron Pollard to achieve this record. He is the 42nd bowler to reach the 50-wicket mark in the IPL.
With this game, Mitchell Mc Clenaghan took 57 wickets and reached third place by surpassing Kieron Pollard who picked 56 wickets.