Delhi Capitals (DC) stand-in captain David Warner on April 11 became the first-ever overseas player to smash 600 fours in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 36-year-old Australian accomplished this milestone during the match against Mumbai Indians (MI) at the home arena of Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Only Shikhar Dhawan has hit more fours in IPL than Warner, with 728 fours in 208 IPL innings.
In Tuesday’s match, Warner scored 51 in 47 balls. His knock consisted of six fours. This took Warner’s four-tally in IPL to 604. The highest number of fours in IPL history belongs to the current Punjab Kings skipper Shikhar Dhawan, who has hit a total of 728 fours in 209 matches. Warner is in the second position when it comes to hitting fours in IPL. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Virat Kohli, with 591 fours, is at number three. At number four and number five are MI skipper Rohit Sharma (528 fours) and Chennai Super Kings’ legend Suresh Raina (506 fours).
In the match, Warner scored 51 in 47 balls. His knock consisted of six fours. This took Warner’s four-tally in IPL to 604. After being put to bat first by MI, DC was bundled out for 172 in 19.4 overs.