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IPL 2019: Virat Kohli hits 5th Indian Premier League hundred, 1st since 2016

IPL 2019: Virat Kohli hit his 5th IPL hundred and his first in 3 years in a must-win match for Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens.

IPL 2019: Virat Kohli reached his fifth hundred in the Indian Premier League

Virat Kohli hit his fifth hundred in the Indian Premier League amid Royal Challengers Bangalore's ninth match of the 2019 IPL against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on Friday. Kohli is second in the rundown of most century creators behind Chris Gayle who has 6 hundreds. 

David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Shane Watson (Chennai Super Kings) have 4 hundreds each. Virat Kohli (100 off 58) tumbled off the last chunk of the over as RCB posted 213/4 from their 20 overs. |KKR versus RCB| 

Virat Kohli had hit 4 hundreds in the 2016 IPL when RCB had their down to the wire. An electrifying record-breaking execution from the skipper helped the group achieve the last 3 years prior. Virat Kohli did not score another hundred in either 2017 or 2018. 

Virat Kohli additionally happens to the main run-scorer in the Indian Premier League. Alongside Suresh Raina, Kohli is one of just 2 batsmen with more than 5000 keeps running in the IPL. 

On April 5, Virat Kohli had hit 84 when Roal Challengers Bangalore facilitated Kolkata Knight Riders. 

Throughout his fifth hundred, Virat Kohli went past 300 keeps running in a season for the tenth progressive year in the IPL. Kohli had scored 165 keeps running in 2008 and 246 keeps running in 2009. 

In 2016, Virat Kohli crushed a record-breaking 973 runs and 4 hundreds from 16 coordinates as Royal Challengers Bangalore completed as sprinters up. 

In spite of Virat Kohli's splendor with the bat, Royal Challengers Bangalore have battled as a group and keep on moping at the base of the focuses table.

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