Suresh Raina became the first batsman to surpass 5,000 runs in the Indian Premier League. The left hand batsman touched this landmark during the opening game of the season against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
He came to the crease after the dismissal of Shane Watson. Before the game, Raina needed just 15 runs to achieve another important feat in his IPL career.
Raina was dismissed by Moeen Ali for 19 runs. He currently has 5,004 runs in 176 IPL games.