New Delhi, 5 May (Hindustan Times). Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) opener Mayank Agarwal has completed 2500 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He achieved this feat in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Thursday. Mayank reached this point by scoring 18 runs in 11 balls. He was dismissed by Harshit Rana in the third over.
Mayank has scored 2514 runs in 122 matches at an average of 22.45 and a strike rate of 132.53. He has scored one century and 12 half-centuries. In the ongoing IPL, he has scored 187 runs in nine matches at an average of 20.78 and a strike rate of 114.02. He has not scored any fifties this season so far.
Mayank started his career with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL 2011, playing for the franchise till 2013. He scored 433 runs in 29 matches at an average of 18.83 for the team with one fifty. After that, he represented Delhi Capitals for the 2014–16 season. In 21 matches for Delhi, he scored 355 runs at an average of 17.75 with 2 half-centuries.
He represented the now defunct Rising Pune Supergiant in 2017 and scored 20 runs in only three matches. His best came during his stint with the Punjab Kings from 2018-22. In 60 matches for Punjab, he scored 1,513 runs at an average of 26.54 with one century and nine fifties.
Talking about the match, in this match, KKR, batting first, scored 171 runs for 9 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Rinku Singh scored 46 and captain Nitish Rana scored 42 for KKR. Apart from these two, Russell scored 24 and Jason Roy scored 20 runs. In response, the Hyderabad team could only manage 166 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs and lost the match by 5 runs. Captain Aiden Markram scored 41 and Heinrich Klaasen scored 36 runs for Hyderabad.
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