Chris Lynn plays for KKR in IPL 2018     AFP
Chris Lynn plays for KKR in IPL 2018 AFP

Chris Lynn surpassed 3,000 T20 runs during Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) clash against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in match 18 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. He needed 3 runs to reach the tally before the match. Of his 3,000 T20 runs, 158 runs have come in T20 Internationals for Australia. Lynn also surpassed 500 runs in 18 IPL matches (including today’s match). In 108 T20s Lynn has scored a hundred and 20 half-centuries at an average of 35.67. His only hundred came for Brisbane Heat in their 2015 BBL clash against Hobart Hurricanes.

Lynn has played T20 cricket for teams like KKR, Brisbane Heat, Deccan Chargers, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kandurata Warriors, Lahore Qalandars and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Lynn’s breakthrough IPL season came in 2017, where he smoked 295 runs for KKR. KKR used their RTM for Lynn in the IPL 2018 auctions, investing INR 9.6 crores in him.