Andre Russell becomes FASTEST player to score 2000 IPL runs


IPL 2022: KKR vs SRH Live Updates – Kolkata Knight Riders’ star all-rounder Andre Russell became the fastest to score 2000 runs in IPL in terms of balls faced. With his unbeaten 49 against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday, he now has 2030 runs. However, Chris Gayle remains the fastest to reach 2000 runs in 49 innings. Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

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IPL 2022: Andre Russell becomes FASTEST player to score 2000 IPL runs, smashes 28-ball 49 against Sunrisers Hyderabad – Watch Highlights

IPL 2022: Andre Russell becomes FASTEST player to score 2000 IPL runs, smashes 28-ball 49 against Sunrisers Hyderabad - Watch Highlights
Andre Russell scored an unbeaten 49 off 28 balls

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Andre Russell reached the 2000-run milestone in 81 innings. But Chris Gayle was the fastest to reach the mark in 49 innings back in IPL 2013. KL Rahul is the fastest Indian to achieve the milestone in just 60 innings. He broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record in IPL 2020. However, Russell remains the fastest to reach the mark in terms of balls faced.

In his 97-match IPL career, Russell has scored 2030 runs at a strike rate of just 179.17, facing just 1133 balls, the highest amongst all.

Fastest to 2000 Runs:

  • Chris Gayle (49 Innings)
  • KL Rahul (60)
  • Sachin Tendulkar (63)
  • Gautam Gambhir (68)
  • Suresh Raina (69)
  • Virender Sehwag (70)

IPL 2022: Andre Russell becomes FASTEST foreign player to score 2000 IPL runs, smashes 28-ball 49 against Sunrisers Hyderabad – Watch Highlights

IPL 2022: Andre Russell IPL record:

  • Russell is the fastest player to reach 2000 runs in terms of balls faced.
  • Chris Gayle is the fastest to score 2000 IPL runs in just 49 innings.
  • Russell has faced just 1133 balls, scoring at a mammoth strike rate of 179.17
  • Russell is also the second all-rounder to take 15+ wickets and score 300+ runs in a season.
  • Shane Watson was the first to achieve that feat. At RR in 2008, Watson bagged 17 wickets and finished with 17 wickets in 15 matches.
  • This season, Andre Russell has smashed 330 runs at a strike rate of 182.32 and bagged 17 wickets in 13 games, his best IPL tally ever in terms of all-round show.
  • Russell scored 510 runs in 14 matches in IPL 2019.

IPL 2022: Andre Russell becomes FASTEST player to score 2000 IPL runs, smashes 28-ball 49 against Sunrisers Hyderabad – Watch Highlights

IPL 2022: Andre Russell becomes FASTEST player to score 2000 IPL runs, smashes 28-ball 49 against Sunrisers Hyderabad - Watch Highlights
Andre Russell bagged 3/22 in his four overs

As for the match, it was his unbeaten 49 off 28 that made the difference. He stitched together a 63-run stand with Sam Billings after KKR were down to 94/5 in 11.3 overs. His knock that included three boundaries and four fours helped KKR post 177/6 in 20 overs.

Russell delivered with the ball once again, scalping three wickets for just 22 runs in his four overs. His all-round show helped KKR register a 54-run victory to stay alive in the Playoff Race. The man of the show also bagged six awards including the man of the match trophy.

“It is good to finish strong. They were bowling very well. The seamers were hitting the yorkers. I was a bit miserable, but I said let’s just stick with it since I know if I stay till the end we can get 170. We are definitely trying to make sure we give ourselves the best chance,” Andre Russell said at the end of KKR innings.

IPL 2022: Andre Russell becomes FASTEST player to score 2000 IPL runs, smashes 28-ball 49 against Sunrisers Hyderabad – Watch Highlights

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