Suresh Raina surpasses Virat Kohli as highest run-scorer in IPL



IPL has seen a number of records thi season being Virat Kohli’s captivating innings of 113 from 50 deliveries. With that knock, he surpassed Suresh Raina and became the highest run-scorer in the IPL till date. Kohli has now 4002 runs in 136 games at an average of 37.75 with 4 centuries and 24 half-centuries to his name.

Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina who has been leading the charts for a long time now is now sitting at the second position. The southpaw didn’t have a good run in this season and his form has witnessed a dip due to which he has been replaced by Kohli. Raina is just 17 runs short from equalling Kohli’s record.

A day after Virat Kohli stormed past the 4000-run mark and overtook Suresh Raina as the highest scorer in IPL, Raina reclaimed his position back immediately with today’s match against Kolkata Knight riders.

The Other Batsman who has made it to top is :
Rohit Sharma,
Gautam Gambhir and
Chris Gayle.