IPL 2022: David Warner becomes the first player in IPL to score 1000+ runs against two franchises

    David Warner completed his 1000 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday and created history. He became the first-ever batsman in the history of IPL to score 1000 runs against two teams. previously, he achieved that feat against PBKS.

    David Warner needed to pull off just 1000 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders. DC was chasing 147 and Warner had a great opening for his franchise. He mustered a boundary in the first delivery itself. He kept on hitting boundaries at regular intervals until he scored 1000+ runs in the sixth over of the innings. He became the second player after Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma to score 1000 runs against KKR.

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    Warner got out in the 10th over, scoring 42 off 26 deliveries. He mustered a total of 261 runs in six matches with three fifties in this edition of IPL.

    Players who scored 1000 runs against a franchise

    • Rohit Sharma vs KKR
    • David Warner vs PBKS
    • Shikhar Dhawan vs CSK
    • David Warner vs KKR*

    Warner also holds the record of scoring the most half-centuries in the history of IPL and completed 1,000 runs against the Shreyas Iyer’s side in the T20 league.

    Besides him, his opening partner Prithvi Shaw was equally destructive as he scored 41 off just 20 balls. DC added 81 runs in the powerplay overs with their partnership, the highest for any team this season.

    “I was just trying to be positive and am happy to have played with Shaw. For me, it’s about sticking to the basics and I tried to put my best footwork forward, hopefully, I’ll be able to do going forward,” added David Warner.

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