Virat Kohli surpassed Suresh Raina to become leading run-getter in IPL © BCCI
While Virat Kohli and his Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are not having the best of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, the India captain at least has crossed one landmark when he went past Suresh Raina as the top run-scorer of the league. Raina has scored 4558 runs off 163 innings he has played in the IPL so far. Kohli needed 31 runs to catch up with Raina during the match with Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday and duly crossed the figure, even though his side was always behind the big target.
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Raina did not play Chennai Super Kings’ last match with Kolkata Knight Riders due to injury and had scores of 4 and 14 in the first two matches.
Kohli, on the other hand, is also not at a happy place with his side having lost two matches out of three when they came into to play Mumbai Indians.
RCB began the match is rocking fashion, getting two Mumbai Indians wickets off the first two ball of Umesh Yadav’s first over, but then they lost the plot as West Indian Evin Lewis (65) and skipper Rohit Sharma (94) took the match away.