TATA IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan completes 6000 runs in the league; only the second player to do so

Dhawan reached the milestone during Monday’s match at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

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Shikhar Dhawan of the Punjab Kings reaches 6000 runs in the league on Monday against Chennai Super Kings in the 38th match of IPL 2022. He is also only the second player in IPL history to score 6000+ runs with 126.61 strike rate, behind only Virat Kohli, who has 6402 runs with a strike rate of 129.81.

Shikhar Dhawan made his IPL debut with Delhi Capitals, when he produced a match-winning half-century. He joined Sunrisers Hyderabad after that before rejoining Delhi in 2019.

In 2021, he scored 587 runs in 16 games for the Delhi Capitals, while in 2020, he scored 618 runs in 16 games for DC, including two hundreds and four fifties. He scored 521 runs in the previous season, with a high of 97 not out.

In T20 cricket, Dhawan has also reached the milestone of 9000 runs tonight.