LSG after winning the toss and opting to bat first, posted a huge total of 210/0 as Quinton de Kock smashed a destructive century, while skipper KL Rahul played a second fiddle to the South African batter. Quinton de Kock's innings comprised of 10 fours and 10 sixes, while KL Rahul smashed a calm and composed fifty from the other end. Here in this article, we will have a look at some of the records that the pair broke during their unbeaten 210-run partnership.
1 - Quinton de Kock & KL Rahul becomes the first pair in IPL history to bat full 20 overs without losing a wicket.
3 - Quinton de Kock became the 3rd Player after Jos Buttler and KL Rahul to smash a century in IPL 2022.
3 - Quinton de Kock became 3rd designated wicket-keeper after Brendon McCullum and Adam Gilchrist to smash 10 sixes in an IPL inning.
Most Sixes by a wicket-keeper in IPL:
MS Dhoni -223
Dinesh Karthik - 126
Rishabh Pant - 122
KL Rahul - 109
Quinton de Kock - 101
5 - KL Rahul completed 500 runs in IPL for 5th successive time.
10 - Quinton de Kock became the 10th overseas batter to smash two (or) more centuries in IPL.
49 - Quinton de Kock now holds the record for smashing most fifty-plus (49) scores in T20s as wicket-keeper.
140* - Quinton de Kock smashed 140* today
Highest score in IPL overall:
Chris Gayle - 175* vs PWI in Bengaluru, 2013
Brendon McCullum - 158* vs RCB in Bengaluru, 2008
Quinton de Kock - 140* vs KKR in Navi Mumbai, 2022
210* - Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul recorded the highest ever opening partnership in IPL history.
Highest partnership in IPL:
Virat Kohli-AB de Villiers: 229 vs GL in Bengaluru, 2016
Virat Kohli-AB de Villers: 215* vs MI in Mumbai, 2015
Quinton de Kock-KL Rahul: 210* vs KKR in Navi Mumbai, 2022
Highest unbeaten opening partnership in T20s:
Balaji Pai-Louis Bruce : 213 vs Bulgaria in Malta, 2022
Quinton de Kock-KL Rahul : 210 vs KKR in Navi Mumbai, 2022
Kamran Akmal-Salman Butt : 209 vs Islamabad in Rawalpindi 2017