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‘Superhero’ Kohli smashes IPL runs record

Virat Kohli has smashed all sorts of records this year

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Red-hot Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten half-century to break Chris Gayle’s record for the most runs in a single Indian Premier League season. Kohli, captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore, has racked up 752 runs in 12 matches so far this year including three centuries and five 50s. Kohli’s 75-run blitz on Monday kept the Challengers’ play-off hopes alive after they crushed the Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets. The Indian batsman overtakes the powerful Gayle, who scored 733 runs in 15 matches in 2012, while Australia’s Mike Hussey tallied the same figure in 17 games in 2013. Kohli, who…

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