KL Rahul becomes fastest Indian batsman to reach 3000 runs in T20 format

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KL Rahul on Wednesday achieved another milestone in his T20 career. KL Rahul became the fastest Indian batsman to complete 3000 runs in T20 Cricket. He took 93 innings to reach the milestone. The record of fastest player to score 3000 runs in T20 format is of Australia’s Shaun Marsh in just 85 innings. KL Rahul breaks the record of Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina who were the joint holder in scoring 3000 runs in 107 innings. In the match against RCB he achieved this milestone, Rahul scored a quick 42(27) with 7 fours and a six.

Rahul has been in good touch in the T20 and has been selected in the 15 man squad for world cup. KL Rahul can prove worthy in coming world cup 2019 if he earns a spot in the playing 11. KL Rahul has scored 3 centuries of which two of them are scored in international cricket. He has been in and out of form for a while now. IPL 2018 was the career changing edition for him. In 2019 Indian Premier League he has performed well. He has scored 441 runs in 11 innings at an average of 55.12 with a strike rate of 130.09.

Here’s list of fastest players to hit 3000 runs in Twenty 20 cricket:

PLAYERCOUNTRYMATCHESINNS
SHAUN MARSHAUSTRALIA8785
CHRIS GAYLEWINDIES8887
AARON FINCHAUSTRALIA9390
BABAR AZAMPAKISTAN9592
MIKE HUSSEYAUSTRALIA10293
KL RAHULINDIA10593

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