David Warner set a new Indian Premier League record on Sunday as he grew to become the quickest guy to score 5000 runs in the tournament. The Sunrisers Hyderabad captain acquired to the milestone for the duration of their match towards Kolkata Knight Riders, in chase of 164 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
David Warner has broken Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli’s record as the SRH skipper has acquired to the 5000-run club in only his one hundred and thirty fifth innings. Virat Kohli acquired to the milestone in IPL towards Mumbai Indians and had held the record for the quickest batsman to attain the landmark in 157 innings.
David Warner also turns into only the 4th batsman soon after Virat Kohli (5759 in 186 matches), Suresh Raina (5468 in 183 matches) and Rohit Sharma (5149 in 196 matches) to get to 5000 runs in the IPL. Warner is the initial overseas batsman to do so, with AB de Villiers 2nd on that listing with 4680 runs in 163 matches.
5000 IPL runs for our Captain
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) October 18, 2020
David Warner has been a prolific run-getter in the IPL more than the many years, obtaining played for a number of franchises, which includes the Delhi Capitals (then Daredevils). Warner has won the most Organe Caps, obtaining topped the batting charts thrice. Warner had played for Delhi from 2009 to 2013 ahead of getting purchased in the auction by Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014.
In his initial yr as captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad, Warner won the Orange Cap with 562 runs in 14 matches. Warner has hit four hundreds and also holds the record for most variety of fifties in the tournament — 46.