IPL 2022: KL Rahul Set a Record For Scoring Three Centuries Against Mumbai Indians
Lucknow Super Giants captain Lokesh KL Rahul has scored his second century in the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). KL Rahul has scored two centuries in IPL 2022 against Mumbai Indians. Three of the four centuries scored in the IPL career are against this opponent. This is the first time in T20 cricket that a record of three centuries has been scored against a specific opponent.
Lucknow Super Giants lost the toss and elected to bat against Mumbai Indians on Sunday (April 24). Lokesh Rahul started playing by attacking the opposing bowlers from the beginning with the bat.
KL Rahul, who is playing well, picked up his second century in the 15th edition of IPL. And two centuries have come against Mumbai Indians. The cricketer was unbeaten on 103 runs in both the matches.
This is the second time that two centuries have been scored against the same team in the same edition of the IPL. Earlier in 2016, Virat Kohli scored two centuries against Gujarat Lions.
Lokesh KL Rahul has scored four centuries so far in his entire IPL career. Three of these centuries came against Mumbai Indians. This is the first record of three centuries against a particular team in the T20 edition. He scored a century against Mumbai Indians in the 2019 season before 2022. Rahul also scored a century against Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB in 2020.
Lokesh Rahul also holds the record for most 50-over innings against Mumbai Indians in the IPL. He played a total of eight fifty-five innings against Mumbai. Suresh Raina and Sanju Samson played the second highest seven-and-a-half innings.