Rahul achieved the feat in 105 innings and broke Chris Gayle’s record of 4000 IPL runs in 112 innings. Against Punjab, Rahul amassed 74(56), which included eight fours and a solitary six.
Here is the list of the fastest players to 4000 IPL runs in terms of innings.
- 105 – KL Rahul
- 112 – Chris Gayle
- 114 – David Warner
- 128 – Virat Kohli
- 131 – AB De Villiers
Rahul, who made his IPL debut in 2013, has played 114 matches. The right-hand batter has 4,044 runs, which includes four hundred and 32 fifty-plus scores.
After his knock, Rahul, who scored his first fifty of the season, scripted a plethora of milestones as he also became the second-fastest to score 2000 runs as captain in IPL. After the end of the first innings, LSG put 159/8 on the board.
Before the innings, Rahul was under the scanner for a dismal run in the first four games. Notably, Rahul is the 2nd fastest batter to 3000 IPL runs behind Chris Gayle.