Diarytimes Media Network, Shimla Published by : Kumud Sharma, Updated April 16, 2023 by Diary Times
In the IPL, Jos Buttler’s bat is spewing runs every day and on Wednesday he made a new record in this league. He has completed his 3000 runs in this T20 league and now he is the third fastest batsman to complete 3000 runs. Butler achieved this figure of scoring 3000 runs in the 85th innings of his career. He is the 21st player to complete three thousand runs in this league. This England batsman scored these runs at a strike rate of 151.42. In terms of strike rate, only AB de Villiers is ahead of Butler, who scored three thousand runs at a strike rate of 151.68. Butler, playing the 86th match of his career in this league, has not batted on just one occasion before this. He crossed the 3000-run mark during his 85th innings at an average of 40.82 and a strike rate of 151.42.
Butler, who plays mostly for Rajasthan Royals in this league, has scored 5 centuries in the IPL. Apart from this, he also scored the 18th half-century of his IPL career here.
Fastest player to score 3000 runs in IPL
75 innings – Chris Gayle
80 innings – KL Rahul
85 innings – Jos Buttler
94 innings – David Warner
94 innings – Faf du Plessis
This is Butler’s fourth match this season and he has scored half-century three times in these four. He has scored 204 runs so far this season and is currently third in the race for the Orange Cap.
Talking about this match, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and decided to bowl. Rajasthan Royals team scored 52 runs in 36 balls by Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padidkal’s 38 runs in 26 balls, Ravichandran Ashwin’s 30 runs in 22 balls and Shimron Hetmyer’s unbeaten 30 runs in 18 balls, with the help of 8 wickets in 20 overs. 175 runs scored. Ravindra Jadeja, Akash Singh and Tushar Deshpande got two wickets each, while Moeen Ali got one success.