KL Rahul is playing only his second match as a captain in IPL 2020, and he already owns the record for the highest individual score by a captain in the tournament’s history.
Rahul also became the first player to score a century in the UAE
Rahul opened the innings for Punjab and completed his half-century in 36 deliveries. He took only 26 more balls to become the first player to score an IPL hundred in the UAE.
KL Rahul’s 132 is the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in the tournament
However, KL Rahul broke his compatriot’s record by scoring 132 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore.