Punjab Kings Vs. Delhi Capitals are facing each other in the 64th match of IPL 2023. Delhi lost the toss and elected to bat first in this match which was played at Dharamshala on Wednesday (May 17). This time captain David Warner made a special record in his name. He became only the fourth player in IPL history to achieve this feat. He has also beaten legends like Rohit Sharma, AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle in this regard. Let’s know about his record…
David Warner’s record
David Warner and Prithvi Shaw opened the innings by losing the toss and batting first for the Punjab Kings team. Meanwhile, Warner completed 16 runs as he hit Kagiso Rabada for a six off the fourth ball of the fourth over. So David Warner became the batsman who completed 400 runs in IPL 2023. Along with this, he also recorded a special record in his name in IPL.
Warner became joint-fourth among the batsmen who have scored more than 400 runs in an IPL season. He has done this feat nine times so far. Before him, Suresh Raina is the joint top batsman, followed by Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan. After that, Rohit Sharma is at the fifth position and he has done this feat 7 times. Also, retired AB de Villiers has achieved this feat 6 times. Additionally, there are three players who are joint sixth. It includes the names of KL Rahul, Chris Gayle and Gautam Gambhir. All three have held the record of 400+ runs in an IPL season 5 times each.
Most 400+ runs scored in an IPL season
9 times- Suresh Raina
9 times- Virat Kohli
9 times- Shikhar Dhawan
9 times – David Warner*
7 times- Rohit Sharma
6 times- AB de Villiers
5 times- KL Rahul
5 times – Chris Gayle
5 times- Gautam Gambhir
Warner failed to make a half century in this match. He scored 46 off 31 balls. It also included 2 sixes and 5 fours. Thus his IPL 2023 has completed 430 runs in 13 matches. (David Warner Most IPL seasons with 400 plus runs see list)