Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers has set a record in the IPL, playing a stormy inning of 75 not out off 42 balls at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.
Royal Challengers Bangalore storm batsman AB de Villiers has set the record for the fastest 5000 runs in IPL through this innings played against Delhi Capitals. In this case, he broke the record of Australian opener David Warner. AB de Villiers became the first cricketer to achieve this feat with a strike rate of over 150.
AB de Villiers completed his five thousand runs in IPL by playing 3,288 balls. Earlier, David Warner achieved this feat in 3,554 balls. De Villiers has scored 5053 runs in 161 innings of 175 matches of IPL at an average of 41.08. He has scored three centuries and 40 half-centuries in the IPL. De Villiers is the second foreign player to score five thousand runs in IPL.