KL Rahul Sets A New Milestone In T20 Cricket With IPL 2022

Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul has set a new milestone in T20 cricket by scoring a half-century against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday.

The Lucknow Super Giants, who batted first at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on Monday night, were in trouble for the loss of three wickets for 27 runs. KL Rahul, the responsible batsman, scored 61 off 50 balls.

He completed 50 fifties in T20 cricket. KL Rahul wrote the fifth Indian batsman to achieve this feat. Kannadiga KL Rahul has now been added to the elite list which includes Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma.

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KL Rahul has already recorded more than 53 individual matches in T20 cricket. In this, he has pocketed three times his personal sum. This is also the 28th fifty for KL Rahul in the IPL. Rahul equals Ajinkya Rahane’s record of hitting half a century.

The opening batsman is ranked 9th in the list of batsmen who have scored the most fifties in the history of IPL. Australia and Delhi Capitals opener David Warner tops the list with 49 fifties.

List of batsmen with the most T20 half-centuries

Virat Kohli: 76 fifties from 328 matches

Rohit Sharma: 69 fifties from 372 matches

Shikhar Dhawan: 63 fifties from 305 matches

Suresh Raina: 53 fifties from 336 matches. 

KL Rahul: 50 fifties in 175 matches 

KL Rahul is one of the best batsmen in cricket. In 2020, Rahul made 404 runs and secured his place in the India T20 team. He also played in the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup for India.

KL Rahul has been performing consistently in IPL tournaments for many years. Karnataka batsman has scored 3313 runs at an average of 46.66 in 94 IPL matches so far. KL Rahul, who played for Punjab Kings in 2018 and 2021, has scored more than 550 runs in both editions.

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