Mr. Consistent KL Rahul delivered again

IPL 2022: Follow KKR vs LSG Live Updates – The Indian Premier League’s Mr. series, KL Rahul has again delivered with the bat in IPL 2022. He has crossed the 500-run mark this season, making him the first Indian batsman to captain the Lucknow Super Giants. 500+ runs in five consecutive IPL campaigns. Follow IPL 2022 live updates and KKR vs LSG live updates on InsideSport.IN.

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On Wednesday, Rahul faced the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Lucknow Super Giants Dr DY Patil Sports Academy. While stealing the limelight through Quinton de Kock’s great 140, the captain himself played an easy knock of 68 not out in 51 deliveries, including 3 fours and 4 sixes – which surpassed his total of 500 runs in IPL 2022.

IPL 2022: Mr. Consistent KL Rahul delivers again, becomes the first Indian player to score 500+ runs in five consecutive IPL seasons – check out

IPL 2022: Mr. Consistent KL Rahul delivers again, becoming the first Indian player to score 500+ runs in five consecutive IPL seasons - check out
KL Rahul is currently second in IPL 2022 Orange Cap Race

Notably, David Warner is currently at the top of the leaderboards when it comes to the highest 500+ run season, as he has done it six times. Among the Indian players, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan tied for five and now, Rahul has joined the team of the most elite batsmen in the competition.

500+ runs in most IPL seasons

6 times – David Warner
5 times – KL Rahul
5 times – Virat Kohli
5 times – Shikhar Dhawan

At present, Rahul is second only to Jos Butler of Rajasthan Royals in the list of top run-scorers of IPL 2022. He has scored 537 runs in 14 matches, including three half-centuries and two centuries.

As far as his IPL career is concerned, the 30-year-old has been irresistible since joining the Punjab Kings in IPL 2018. He has scored 600 runs in three of his last four seasons and it looks like he will. As well as crossing this mark this time.

The number of KL Rahul in the last 5 IPL seasons

IPL 2018 – 659 runs / average – 54.91 / strike rate – 158.41

IPL 2019 – 593 runs / average – 53.90 / strike rate – 135.38

IPL 2020 – 670 runs / average – 55.83 / strike rate – 129.34

IPL 2021 – 626 runs / average – 62.60 / strike rate – 138.80

IPL 2022 – 537 runs / average – 48.82 / strike rate – 135.26

IPL 2022: Mr. Consistent KL Rahul delivers again, becomes the first Indian player to score 500+ runs in five consecutive IPL seasons – check out

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