AB de Villiers is the second foreign player to reach this milestone in the IPL. David Warner has reached here before him.
AB de Villiers has completed his five thousand runs in IPL. (Pic Credit IPL)
South African batsman AB de Villiers, who played for Royal Challengers Bangalore, is known for his stormy batting. In the IPL-2021 (IPL 2021) on Tuesday, his bloody form was seen once again against Delhi Capitals. De Villiris played an unbeaten innings of 75 runs off 42 balls in this match which included three fours and five magnificent sixes. With this, de Villiers gave his team Bangalore a score of 171 runs for five wickets in 20 overs and also took many records.
In this match, de Villiers completed his 5000 runs in the IPL and with this, he became the first batsman to complete the fastest runs in the IPL playing the fewest balls. De Villiers has faced 3288 balls to complete 5000 runs. He is followed by Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner, who completed so many runs off 3554 balls. Suresh Raina completed 3620, Rohit Sharma 3817, Virat Kohli 3827, Shikhar Dhawan completed five thousand runs from 3956 balls.
Third place in terms of innings
At the same time, in terms of innings, de Villiers is the third batsman to complete the fastest five thousand runs in IPL. De Villiers achieved this position in 161 innings. Before him is David Warner who completed five thousand IPL runs in 135 innings and after him Virat Kohli who touched the figure of five thousand in 157 innings. After these two, there are de Villiers. De Villiers is followed by Dhawan (168 innings), Raina (173 innings), Rohit Sharma (187 innings).
Other foreigners who have scored five thousand runs
At the same time, de Villiers is the second foreign player to score five thousand runs in IPL. Before him, only David Warner was the only foreign player who completed five thousand runs in IPL. All other Indians are batsmen in this list.
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