Sanju Samson Achieves Historic Feat, Turns into First Batter To Rating 3,000 Runs For Rajasthan Royals In IPL | Cricket Information

Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Sanju Samson accomplished 3,000 runs for his franchise within the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday, turning into the primary batter to take action. Samson reached this milestone throughout his facet’s IPL 2023 match in opposition to Gujarat Titans (GT) on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Within the match, throughout a run-chase of 178 runs, Samson scored a game-changing 60 runs in simply 32 balls. His knock consisted of three fours and 6 sixes. His runs got here at a strike fee of 187.50.

For RR in 115 matches, Samson has scored 3,006 runs at a mean of 29.76 and a strike fee of 139.10. He has scored two centuries and 16 fifties for the facet, with the most effective rating of 119.

His most prolific season got here in 2021. In 14 matches that yr, he scored 484 runs at a mean of 40.33 and a strike fee of 136.72. He scored one century and two half-centuries, with the most effective rating of 119.

Behind him within the run-scoring charts for RR are Ajinkya Rahane (2,810 runs in 100 matches), Jos Buttler (2,508 in 63 matches), Shane Watson (2,372 runs in 78 matches) and Rahul Dravid (1,276 runs in 46 matches).

In his IPL profession, which additionally noticed him signify Delhi Capitals, Sanju has scored 3,683 runs at a mean of 29.23 and a strike fee of 136.76. He has scored three centuries and 19 fifties in his profession, with the most effective rating of 119. Sanju is the Seventeenth-highest run-scorer within the league’s historical past.

The 2021 IPL season stays his most prolific season ever.

The highest five-run scorers in IPL are Virat Kohli (6,838 runs in 227 matches), Shikhar Dhawan (6,477 runs in 210 matches), David Warner (6,109 runs in 167 matches), Rohit Sharma (5,986 runs in 231 matches) and Suresh Raina (5,528 runs in 205 matches).

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