new Delhi. KL Rahul Century hit a brilliant century in the sixth match of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League. KL Rahul completed a century in just 62 balls. This is the second century of his IPL career. KL Rahul became the first player to score a century this season. Also, as captain, he scored a century in his second match. KL Rahul hit an unbeaten 132 against Bangalore. Rahul did this feat in just 69 balls. KL Rahul hit 14 fours and 7 sixes in his unbeaten innings of 132 runs.
Greatest captaincy innings
KL Rahul Century became the captain of the biggest innings in the IPL. Before Rahul, Sehwag had scored 119 runs as captain. Now Rahul has broken the record of Sehwag. KL Rahul is just the third player to score a century as a captain and as a player. Sehwag and Warner have done this feat before them. As captain, Sachin Tendulkar, Sehwag, Adam Gilchrist, Virat Kohli and David Warner have scored centuries in the IPL. Not only this, he also became the Indian batsman playing the biggest innings in the IPL. Earlier, Rishabh Pant, who scored 128 runs, was the Indian cricketer who played the biggest innings in the IPL. Additionally KL Rahul also became the first player to score a century in the IPL held in the UAE.
KL Rahul’s storm
KL Rahul Century set their eyes on the Dubai pitch comfortably at first. He scored 77 runs in his first 54 balls and his strike rate was 142. But he hit 55 runs off his next 15 balls. KL Rahul’s strike rate of last 15 balls was 366. For your information, let us tell you that KL Rahul also became the fastest Indian player to score 2000 IPL runs during his century innings. On the basis of this powerful innings by KL Rahul, Punjab scored 74 runs in the last 4 overs and 49 runs in the last two overs. As a result, the Punjab team managed to score 206 runs in 20 overs.