- KL Rahul played half century innings
- Completed 2000 runs in the match against Australia
- 18th fifty in T20Is
KL Rahul RECORDS: The T20 series against Australia was disappointing for the Indian team and they lost the first match by four wickets. In the match played in Mohali, Team India could not defend the score of 208 runs and Australia achieved the target with 4 balls remaining. However, despite the defeat of Team India, this match was great for KL Rahul. The Indian opener once again batted in his old style and scored a half-century. He scored 55 runs in 35 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes. During this, Rahul also made many special records in his name.
Rahul completed 2000 runs in T20Is during his half-century. He has become the third Indian player to touch this figure. Before him, only Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have been able to achieve this feat.
Highest run scorer for India
- Rohit Sharma: 3631
- Virat Kohli: 3586
- KL Rahul: 2018
The 30-year-old right-handed star batsman achieved another feat. He became the fourth fastest player to score 2000 runs in T20Is. He achieved this figure in the 58th innings. While the record for the fastest is jointly held by Pakistan’s opener Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan. Rizwan equaled Babar’s world record in the first T20 match against England on Tuesday itself. Both the Pakistani players took only 52 innings to reach two thousand runs. Whereas Virat Kohli, who was at number two, did this feat in the 56th innings.
Fastest player to score 2000 runs in T20I
- Babar Azam: 52 innings
- Mohammad Rizwan: 52 innings
- Virat Kohli: 56 innings
- KL Rahul: 58 innings
- Aaron Finch: 62 innings
Rahul did another amazing job. He scored his 20th fifty in T20Is. He has now come at number three in terms of scoring the most number of 50-plus scores in this format for India. Rahul has scored two centuries and 18 half-centuries in his career. Virat Kohli is on top in this matter. Virat has done this feat 33 times so far. Whereas second number Rohit has done this amazing 32 times.
Indians who have scored more than 50 runs in T20Is for the most number of times
- Virat Kohli: 33 (1 century and 32 fifties)
- Rohit Sharma: 32 (4 centuries and 28 fifties)
- KL Rahul: 20 (2 centuries and 18 fifties)