IPL 2020 MI vs RCB: Rohit Sharma in action against Kolkata Knight Riders(IPL/Twitter)
IPL 2020 MI vs RCB: Rohit Sharma in action against Kolkata Knight Riders(IPL/Twitter)

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: Rohit Sharma 10 runs away from joining Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina in 5000 club

IPL 2020: When Mumbai Indians take on Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday, Rohit will be 10 runs shy to become only the third member of the elite 5000-club in the Indian Premier League.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 05:46 PM IST

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma is on the cusp of joining Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli and veteran Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina in the list of players with 5000 or more runs in the Indian Premier League.

Also Read | Rohit Sharma expects top-order batsmen to set the tone

When MI take on RCB in IPL on Wednesday, Rohit will be 10 runs shy to become only the third member of the elite 5000-club in the IPL. Rohit is currently placed at the third position in the list of highest run-scorers in IPL with 4990 runs.

IPL 2020, RCB vs MI Live Score and Updates

Also Read | Virat Kohli 85 runs away from huge T20 milestone

Raina and Kohli are the only two players to cross the 5000 mark in IPL. While Kohli has scored 5427 runs in 179 matches at an average of 37.42, Raina has scored 5368 runs in 193 games at an average of 33.34.

Also Read | Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma as Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Mumbai Indians

Rohit, who became only the fourth member of the 200 IPL sixes club in the previous game against KKR, also needs one more six to take his total tally of sixes for Mumbai Indians to 150. He will become only the 2nd player to hit 150 sixes after Kieron Pollard (177).

Rohit began the IPL with a score of 12 against Chennai Super Kings but hit back form when he scored a match-winning 80 against Kolkata Knight Riders last Wednesday.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP