The IPL 2023 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Lucknow Supergiants was played on Monday (April 10). In this match held at Chinnaswamy Stadium, RCB scored huge runs while batting first. The team’s senior batsman Virat Kohli contributed a half-century in the meantime. At the same time, he set a record for himself at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Virat had scored an unbeaten 82 against Mumbai in the first match of IPL 2023. He could score only 21 runs in the second match. However, he once again showed his quality against Lucknow. Virat dominated the Lucknow bowlers by coming out to bat. He completed his half century in 35 balls with the help of 4 fours and three sixes. This was his 51st IPL half century. He scored 61 off 44 balls before being dismissed. It included four fours and four sixes each.
With this half-century, he scored 50-plus runs for the 24th time in a T20 at the Virat Chinnaswamy Stadium. This includes 21 fifties and 3 centuries. In this regard, he equaled England’s batsman Alex Hales. Hales has scored 22 fifties and two centuries at the Trent Bridge venue in England.
Bangladesh’s experienced opener Tamim Iqbal is third in this list and he has scored 19 half-centuries and two centuries at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka. After that, England’s Jason Roy has scored two centuries with 19 fifties so far at the Oval.
(Virat Kohli Becomes 2nd Batter In T20 Who Hits 24 50 Plus Score On Same Ground Virat Did At Chinnaswamy Stadium)