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Virat Kohli scored 100th fifty in his T20 career during RCB vs PBKS IPL 2024 Match first Indian to do so theinsiderinsight


Virat Kohli 100th T20 Fifty: Virat Kohli has scored his 100th half-century in his T20 career. He touched this figure in the match being played against Punjab Kings in IPL 2024. Kohli became the first player in Asia to score 100 half-centuries in T20. Kohli has become the first Indian batsman to cross the 50-run mark for the 100th time in T20. Earlier, in the previous match played against Chennai, Kohli had touched the figure of 12,000 runs in T20.

Now Kohli has crossed the 50-run mark for the 100th time in T20. In the match being played against Punjab at Chinnaswamy, Kohli scored his 51st half-century in IPL. Apart from this, he has also scored 7 centuries in the tournament. Kohli completed his half-century in 31 balls against Punjab.

Excluding the match being played against Punjab, Kohli has played a total of 377 T20 matches so far. Batting in 360 innings of these matches, he has scored 12015 runs at an average of 41.14 and strike rate of 133.36. During this period, he has scored 8 centuries and 91 half-centuries, in which his high score has been 122* runs.

Punjab gave the target of 177 runs

In the match being played at Chinnaswamy's home ground, Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and invited Punjab Kings to bat first. Punjab, who came out to bat, put 176 runs on the board for 6 wickets in 20 overs. For the team, captain Shikhar Dhawan scored the highest score of 45 runs in 37 balls, which included 5 fours and 1 six. Apart from this, Shashank, batting at number seven, made an important contribution in scoring 21 runs with the help of 1 four and 2 sixes in 8 balls and helping the team cross the mark of 170 runs. During this, Siraj and Maxwell took 2-2 wickets for RCB.

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