Warner becomes first foreign player to complete 5000 runs in IPL | Cricket News – Times of India

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ABU DHABI (UAE): Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner on Sunday became the first foreign player to complete 5000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Warner touched the landmark figure during the team’s clash against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Overall, Warner has become the fourth batsmen to score more than 5000 runs in the league.

Other batsmen to have more than 5000 runs under their belt are Virat Kohli (5759), Suresh Raina (5368), and Rohit Sharma (5149). However, Warner is the quickest batsmen of them all as he reached the number in his 135th innings.

On the match front, paceman Lockie Ferguson came up with a stunning bowling performances of this IPL edition to lead Kolkata Knight Riders to a thrilling Super Over win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Ferguson dismissed David Warner and Abdul Samad in the Super Over, leaving KKR with only a three run-target to chase.
This was after Warner’s unbeaten 47 and 18 runs off the final Andre Russell over saw SRH level the scores at 163 with KKR in the stipulated 20 overs.





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