Virat Kohli, the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, registered another feat in his name on Wednesday. Kohli became the second batsman to hit 500 fours in the IPL. Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan achieved this record.
The Delhi Capitals opener has the highest number of 575 fours in the IPL. Not playing this season, Suresh Raina has 493 names and Gautam Gambhir has 491 fours. Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner has hit 485 boundaries in IPL history.
Virat Kohli has hit so many boundaries in his 187th IPL match. He hit two fours in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. Kohli’s 500th four came off Lockie Ferguson. He played the short-pitched ball off Ferguson’s off stump towards deep-midwicket.
Virat is the highest run-scorer in the history of IPL. He has scored 5777 runs in 187 matches. He has a batting average of 38.77 and a strike rate of 131.26. Kohli has scored five centuries and 38 half-centuries in his career.
The batsmen with the most fours in IPL
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If we talk about the batsmen with the most fours in the IPL, then Kohli is the only right-handed batsman in the top 5. Apart from so many fours, Kohli also has 199 sixes in the IPL.