Kohli overtakes Gayle as leading scorer in a single IPL season

sports | 5/17/2016 | 1:17:00 AM
kunal diwan
Team Asianet Newsable
Highlights

During the course of his unbeaten, match-winning 75 against KKR, RCB captain Virat Kohli overtook teammate Chris Gayle’s record runs tally for a single IPL season.

Gayle had gathered 733 runs in 15 matches for RCB in 2012 edition.  With his latest knock, Kohli moved to 752 runs in just 12 games.

In tremendous form this year, Kohli is also the only player to score three centuries in a single IPL season.

The top run-getters in a single IPL season

1.  Virat Kohli 752* in 12* matches (2016)

2.  Chris Gayle 733 in 15 matches (2012)

3. Michael Hussey 733 in 17 matches (2013)


4. Chris Gayle 708 in 16 matches  (2013)

5. Robin Uthappa 660 in 16 matches (2014)

 

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