Records Virat Kohli broke with his second IPL hundred

Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Bangalore
Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli celebrate after winning IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rising Pune Supergiants at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on May 7, 2016. (Photo Source: IANS)

Ajinkya Rahane’s 74 in the game between Rising Pune Supergiants and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore on 7th may 2016 provided his sixth fifty in the ongoing IPL 2016 edition. Virat Kohli with his 108 not out in Bangalore’s innings became the second batsman in the ongoing IPL to score six fifties. Rahane and Kohli became the tenth and eleventh batsman in the history of IPL to score ten or more fifties in an IPL edition.

Instances when batsmen scored ten or more fifties in an edition of IPL:

No Player Team Edition Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+
1 SE Marsh Punjab 2008 11 11 2 616 115 68.44 1 5 6
2 JH Kallis Bangalore 2009 16 16 4 572 89* 47.66 0 6 6
3 CH Gayle Bangalore 2012 15 14 2 733 128* 61.08 1 7 8
4 G Gambhir Kolkata 2012 17 17 1 590 93 36.87 0 6 6
5 MEK Hussey Chennai 2013 17 17 3 733 95 52.35 0 6 6
6 V Kohli Bangalore 2013 16 16 2 634 99 45.28 0 6 6
7 DA Warner Sunrisers 2014 14 14 3 528 90 48.00 0 6 6
8 DA Warner Sunrisers 2015 14 14 1 562 91 43.23 0 7 7
9 LMP Simmons Mumbai 2015 13 13 1 540 71 45.00 0 6 6
10 AM Rahane Ris Pune 2016 10 10 3 417 74* 59.57 0 6 6
11 V Kohli Bangalore 2016 08 08 2 541 108* 90.16 2 4 6

Rahane became the third Indian batsman to score six fifties in an IPL edition. Others are Gautam Gambhir in 2012 and Virat Kohli in 2013. Kohli became the only Indian batsman to score six fifties in two separate editions – 2013 and 2016.

No Player Team Edition Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+
1 V Kohli Bangalore 2013 16 16 2 634 99 45.28 0 6 6
2 G Gambhir Kolkata 2012 17 17 1 590 93 36.87 0 6 6
3 AM Rahane Ris Pune 2016 10 10 3 417 74* 59.57 0 6 6
4 V Kohli Bangalore 2016 08 08 2 541 108* 90.16 2 4 6

Kohli and David Warner are the only two batsmen to score six fifties in an edition of IPL on two occasions.

Batsmen who have scored 6+ fifties in an IPL season twice:

No Player Team Edition Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+
1 DA Warner Sunrisers 2014 14 14 3 528 90 48.00 0 6 6
2 DA Warner Sunrisers 2015 14 14 1 562 91 43.23 0 7 7
                         
1 V Kohli Bangalore 2013 16 16 2 634 99 45.28 0 6 6
2 V Kohli Bangalore 2016 08 08 2 541 108* 90.16 2 4 6

Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli’s feat of scoring six fifties in 2016 provides the fourth occasion of two batsmen scoring six or more fifties in the same edition of the IPL.

Occasions when two batsmen scored 6+ fifties in a season of IPL:

No Player Team Edition Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+
1 CH Gayle Bangalore 2012 15 14 2 733 128* 61.08 1 7 8
2 G Gambhir Kolkata 2012 17 17 1 590 93 36.87 0 6 6
                         
1 MEK Hussey Chennai 2013 17 17 3 733 95 52.35 0 6 6
2 V Kohli Bangalore 2013 16 16 2 634 99 45.28 0 6 6
                         
1 DA Warner Sunrisers 2015 14 14 1 562 91 43.23 0 7 7
2 LMP Simmons Mumbai 2015 13 13 1 540 71 45.00 0 6 6
                         
1 AM Rahane Ris Pune 2016 10 10 3 417 74* 59.57 0 6 6
3 V Kohli Bangalore 2016 08 08 2 541 108* 90.16 2 4 6

Virat became the third Indian batsman to score 6000 plus runs in T20 cricket after Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma.

Indians with 6000 plus runs in T20s:

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 SK Raina 237 223 36 6199 109* 33.14 3 34 10 539 243
2 RG Sharma 229 218 38 6031 109* 33.50 3 42 12 516 244
3 V Kohli 196 184 36 6013 108* 40.62 2 43 5 567 178

 

Kohli achieved a record which no captain has achieved in the Indian Premier League so far. He had an aggregate of 433 runs prior to the start of the game against Rising Pune Supergiants at Bangalore on 07.05.16 He needed 67 runs for his 500 runs. He scored 108 not out in the game which fetched him an aggregate of 541 runs at the end of the game. He became the only captain in the history of IPL to score 500 plus runs in three separate editions. He has an aggregate of 634 in 2013 and 505 in 2015 and 541 in 2016. He went past Sachin Tendulkar who has accomplished the feat in two editions. 618 in 2010 and 553 in 2011. Virat Kohli’s 634 in 2013 is the record for most runs scored by a captain in any edition of the Indian Premier League.

No Player Team Edition Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC
1 SR Tendulkar Mumbai 2010 15 15 2 618 89* 47.53 0 5
2 SR Tendulkar Mumbai  ` 2011 16 16 3 553 100* 42.53 1 2
                       
1 V Kohli Bangalore 2013 16 16 2 634 99 45.28 0 6
2 V Kohli Bangalore 2015 16 16 5 505 82* 45.90 0 3
3 V Kohli Bangalore 2016 08 08 2 541 108* 90.16 2 4

Captains who have an aggregate of 500 plus runs in an edition of IPL:

No Player Team Edition Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC
1 V Kohli Bangalore 2013 16 16 2 634 99 45.28 0 6
2 SR Tendulkar Mumbai 2010 15 15 2 618 89* 47.53 0 5
3 G Gambhir Kolkata 2012 17 17 1 590 93 36.87 0 6
4 DA Warner Sunrisers 2015 14 14 1 562 91 43.23 0 7
5 SR Tendulkar Mumbai  ` 2011 16 16 3 553 100* 42.53 1 2
6 V Kohli Bangalore 2015 16 16 5 505 82* 45.90 0 3
7 V Kohli Bangalore 2016 08 08 2 541 108* 90.16 2 4

Kohli became the eighth batsman in the history of IPL to score two or more centuries.

Batsmen who have scored two or more centuries in an edition of IPL:

No No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Date
1 1 AB de Villiers 105* Delhi v Chennai Durban 23.04.09
  2 AB de Villiers 133* Bangalore v Mumbai Mumbai 10.05.15
               
2 1 AC Gilchrist 109* Deccan v Mumbai Mumbai 27.04.08
  2 AC Gilchrist 106 Punjab v Bangalore Dharamsala 17.05.11
               
3 1 BB McCullum 158* Kolkata v Bangalore Bangalore 18.04.08
  2 BB McCullum 100* Chennai v Sunrisers Chennai 11.04.15
               
4 1 CH Gayle 102* Bangalore v Kolkata Kolkata 22.04.11
  2 CH Gayle 107 Bangalore v Punjab Bangalore 06.05.11
  3 CH Gayle 128* Bangalore v Delhi Delhi 17.05.12
  4 CH Gayle 175* Bangalore v Warriors Bangalore 23.04.13
  5 CH Gayle 117 Bangalore v Punjab Bangalore 06.05.15
               
5 1 DA Warner 107* Delhi v Kolkata Delhi 29.03.10
  2 DA Warner 109* Delhi v Deccan Hyd-RGS 10.05.12
               
6 1 M Vijay 127 Chennai v Rajasthan Chennai 03.04.10
  2 M Vijay 113 Chennai v Delhi Chennai 25.05.12
               
7 1 V Kohli 100* Bangalore v Gujarat Rajkot 24.04.16
  2 V Kohli 108* Bangalore v Ris Pune Bangalore 07.05.16
               
8 1 V Sehwag 119 Delhi v Deccan Hyd-RGS 05.05.11
  2 V Sehwag 122 Punjab v Chennai Mumbai 30.05.14
               

Virat Kohli emulated Chris Gayle in scoring two centuries in the same edition. Both the batsmen represented Royal Challengers Bangalore while accomplishing the feat. Gayle performed the feat in IPL 2011 edition, while Kohli’s feat has been recorded in the ongoing IPL 2016. The performance of these two batsmen is listed below. The RCB skipper also earned the distinction of becoming the first captain ever in the IPL to score two centuries in a single edition of IPL

No No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Date
1 1 CH Gayle 102* Bangalore v Kolkata Kolkata 22.04.11
  2 CH Gayle 107 Bangalore v Punjab Bangalore 06.05.11
               
2 1 V Kohli 100* Bangalore v Gujarat Rajkot 24.04.16
  2 V Kohli 108* Bangalore v Ris Pune Bangalore 07.05.16

 

He has an aggregate of 1156 runs in Twenty20 matches in the calendar year 2016. It comprises of 13 fifty plus scores – two centuries and 11 half centuries. He became the second batsman after Gayle to score 13 or more fifties in a calendar year. His feat provides the fourth such occasion with Gayle performing the feat on three occasions – 16 fifties in 2013, 14 fifties in 2011 and 13 fifties in 2015

No Player Year Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+ 0
1 CH Gayle 2012 40 38 6 1532 128* 047.87 3 13 16 2
2 CH Gayle 2011 31 31 5 1497 109* 057.57 4 10 14 3
3 CH Gayle 2015 36 36 8 1665 151* 059.46 3 10 13 0
4 V Kohli 2016 21 20 9 1156 108* 106.00 2 11 13 0

Virat has scored eleven fifty plus scores in Twenty20 cricket in calendar year 2016 and his feat provides the sixth occasion of a batsman scoring eleven or more fifty-plus scores in a calendar year.

Incidents when batsmen scored more than eleven 50+ scores in a calendar year:

No Player Year Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+ 0
1 CH Gayle 2012 40 38 6 1532 128* 47.87 3 13 16 2
2 CH Gayle 2011 31 31 5 1497 109* 57.57 4 10 14 3
3 CH Gayle 2015 36 36 8 1665 151* 59.46 3 10 13 0
4 V Kohli 2016 21 20 9 1156 108* 106.00 2 11 13 0
5 LMP Simmons 2015 37 37 2 1172 73 33.48 0 11 11 3
6 JP Duminy 2009 35 34 11 1019 99* 44.30 0 11 11 3

Kohli’s 108* is the fifth occasion of a captain scoring a hundred in IPL. He is the only captain to score two centuries – 100 not out against Gujarat Lions at Rajkot on 24.04.16 and 108 not out against Rising Pune Supergiants at Bangalore on 07.05.16. It is noted with interest that Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants are the two new teams appearing in the IPL 2016 edition in place of two banned teams – Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.

No Batsman Runs   Team Oppn Venue Date
1 SR Tendulkar 100 * Mumbai Kochi Mumbai 15.04.11
2 V Sehwag 119   Delhi Deccan Hyd-RGS 05.05.11
3 AC Gilchrist 106   Punjab Bangalore Dharamsala 17.05.11
4 V Kohli 100 * Bangalore Gujarat Rajkot 24.04.16
5 V Kohli 108 * Bangalore Ris Pune Bangalore 07.05.16  

Stats by HR Gopala Krishna.