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IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan sets world record for hitting 800 boundaries, Mumbai bowlers are insufficient in front of him

Pune. Shikhar Dhawan has made a new world record in IPL. He has become the first player in the T20 league to hit 800 boundaries. From Virat Kohli to Rohit Sharma, they have not been able to do this. In a match of IPL 2022, Dhawan scored 70 runs in 50 balls against Mumbai Indians. Hit 5 fours and 3 sixes. In the match (MI vs PBKS) Punjab has scored 198 runs for 5 wickets while playing first. Apart from Dhawan, captain Mayank Agarwal also scored 52 runs. Both shared a big partnership of 97 runs for the first wicket. Jitesh Sharma also scored 30 not out. Punjab has won 2 out of 4 matches before this match. At the same time, Mumbai is still looking for the first win. She has lost all four matches.

This is the 45th half-century of Shikhar Dhawan’s overall IPL. Before this match, he had hit 668 fours and 127 sixes. That is, 795 boundaries were put. Against Mumbai, he hit 8 boundaries and made a record of 800 boundaries. Virat Kohli is at number two in this matter. He has hit 766 boundaries. At the same time, former veteran Chris Gayle is at number three with 761 boundaries. Dhawan has also scored 2 centuries in IPL.

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With this Shikhar Dhawan has also become the highest run-scorer in IPL against Mumbai Indians. He has scored 871 runs in 27 innings at an average of 40. Has scored 6 fifties. Strike rate is 128. Apart from him, no other player could touch the 850-run mark. Former veteran Suresh Raina is at number two with 824 runs against Mumbai. Apart from these two, no one else could touch the 800-run mark.

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Before this match, Shikhar Dhawan had scored 5911 runs in 196 matches of IPL at an average of 35. Had 2 centuries and 44 half-centuries. Strike rate is 127. He was part of Delhi Capitals in the last season and scored 587 runs while performing brilliantly. This is his first half-century of the current season.

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