17 Oct 2020: How Rahul has dominated the show at KXIP across editions
After moving to Kings XI Punjab in 2018, the opening batsman has led the batting across editions.
Rahul, who tops the run-scoring list this season, was in top gear in 2018 and 2019 respectively as well.
Here we analyze his numbers.
IPL 2018, 2019: Rahul's impressive numbers in the 2018 and 2019 editions
In the 2018 edition of the IPL, Rahul went on to amass the third-highest runs.
He scored a staggering 659 runs from 14 games at an average of 54.91.
Rahul went on to register six fifties at a strike rate of 158.41.
In IPL 2019, Rahul was the second-highest scorer.
He scored 593 runs from 14 matches at at 53.90.
IPL 2020: Rahul leads the scoring chart in IPL 2020
Rahul could seal the Orange Cap this season after coming close in the previous two editions.
In IPL 2020, the opener has already mustered 448 runs from eight games at an average of 74.67.
He has an impressive strike rate of 133.33.
Notably, he is the only batsman to have scored 400-plus runs this season.
The next best is Mayank Agarwal (382).
Numbers: Rahul has amassed the best numbers since 2018
In this period, the next best is SRH duo David Warner and Kane Williamson (10 fifties each).
Rahul has also amassed two centuries and that's the joint-highest tally alongside Shane Watson (2).
Rahul has also scored the most runs in this period (1,700).
His tally of 153 fours is also the highest.
Career stats: A look at Rahul's KXIP and overall IPL career
In 36 matches for KXIP, Rahul has scored 1,700 runs at 58.62 and bears an overall strike rate of 142.85.
He has 18 fifty-plus scores, besides accounting for 153 fours and 72 sixes.
Overall in the IPL, Rahul has slammed 2,425 from 75 matches at 45.75.
He has amassed a total of 20 fifties.