26 March 2019 Current Affairs:
Chennai Super Kings' Suresh Raina has become the first ever cricketer to reach 5,000 runs in Indian Premier League (IPL).
He reached the landmark in the opening match of the 12th edition of the IPL against RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore).
RCB captain Virat Kohli is the second highest run-scorer in IPL, with 4,954 runs in 156 IPL innings.
ABOUT IPL 2019:
♦ 2019 season of the Indian Premier League is the twelfth edition.
♦ It is a professional Twenty20 cricket league established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007.
♦ Dates: 23 March–12 May 2019
♦ Participants: 8
♦ IPL 2018 Champions: Chennai Super Kings (CSK)