Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul will be eyeing to surpass 2000 runs in the IPL in the upcoming match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on 24th September 2020. The newly-appointed captain is just 2 runs away from this feat.

He will be the 20th Indian and overall 32nd cricketer to score more than 2000 runs in the IPL. KL Rahul has so far scored 1998 runs in 68 matches at an average of 41.62 and a strike rate of over 137.

The stylish batsman, ever since joining the Punjab franchise in 2018, has been in sublime form. In the previous two seasons alone, Rahul has scored 1252 runs in 28 matches he has played.

He had a superb 2019 season, where he even got his maiden IPL ton and finished the season with an impressive average of 53.90.