In the very first match of the three-match T20 International series against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma broke Virat Kohli’s big record. During his innings, he reached number one in terms of scoring the most runs in T20 International cricket for India.
Earlier, the record of scoring the most runs in T20 International cricket for India was recorded in the name of Virat Kohli. Not only this, Rohit Sharma has now become the first batsman in the world to score the most runs in the shortest format of cricket.
Rohit Sharma breaks Virat Kohli’s record:
Virat Kohli has so far scored 3296 runs for India in 89 innings of 97 matches at an average of 51.50, while Rohit Sharma has now overtaken him. Rohit Sharma has so far scored 3307 runs in 115 innings of 123 matches at an average of 33.07.
KL Rahul is at number three in terms of scoring the most runs in T20 International cricket for India. KL Rahul has so far scored 1831 runs in 56 matches at an average of 40.68.
Apart from this, Rohit Sharma has now also become the first batsman in the world to score the most runs in T20Is. He achieved this feat by breaking the record of Martin Guptill. So far 3299 runs have been registered in the name of Martin Guptill.
Top 5 batsmen in the world with most runs in T20Is:
- 3307 runs – Rohit Sharma
- 3299 runs – Martin Guptill
- 3296 runs – Virat Kohli
- 2776 runs – Paul Starling
- 2686 runs – Aaron Finch
In this match against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma scored 44 runs in 32 balls with the help of 2 fours and a six. He shared a century partnership of 111 runs for the first wicket with Ishan Kishan and got India off to a great start.