IPL 2016: Raina Becomes First Indian to Score 6000 T20 Runs in IPL Matches

As per the latest cricket news, the captain of the Gujarat Lions – Suresh Raina has became the first Indian cricketer to score 6000 runs in T20 matches at the time of his 75 run-knock over the Sunrisers team of the Hyderabad on 15th of Match 2016 of the Indian Premier League at the stadium Saurashtra Cricket Association, Rajkot i.e., on Thursday.

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Runs Obtained by Raina in the T20 IPL Matches

After the bat has been kept by the captain of the SRH – David Warner, Raina has found himself in the center in the very first over itself i.e., when the Bhuvneshwar Kumar has removed the unsafe Aaron Finch for a duck. Off the first ball that Raina has faced, he has jump on the delivery to a fuller length which has smoked via covers for the boundary for entering the elite of the 6000 runs club. Before the match has started, the run made by the Raina mark has been stood at an impressive score of 5998. He later has gone on adding another 71 runs for helping the GL post of 135 for 8.

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Raina Stood at 5th Place in All Time Highest Scores of Runs in T20

Behind the David Warner who have score 6255 runs in the T20 match and followed by others Brad Hodge with 6998 runs, Brendon McCullum with 6384, and Chris Gayle with 8840, Raina is in the fifth place in the list of all time highest run-scorers in the T20 matches whereas he is leading in the list of IPL by getting 3845 runs in nearly136 matches. In over, Raina has totally played 231 T20 matches on behalf of five various teams of India, Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Lions by scoring 10 centuries and 33 half centuries.

List of Top Five Highest Run-Getters in T20 Matches

Player – Matches – Runs – HS – Average – SR – 100s – 50s

  • Chris Gayle – 246 – 8840 – 175* – 42.70 – 149.95 – 17 – 55
  • Brad Hodge – 256 – 6998 – 106 – 37.42 – 131.73 – 2 – 46
  • Brendon McCullum – 222 – 6366 – 175* – 32.31 – 137.34 – 7 31
  • David Warner – 206 – 6255 – 175* – 33.41 – 143.24 – 5 – 47
  • Suresh Raina – 231 – 6073 – 109* – 33.32 – 139.68 – 3 – 34