RECORD ALERT: Martin Guptill becomes the highest run-scorer in T20Is, surpassing Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

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Martin Guptill Surpassed Rohit Sharma

Highlights

  • Martin Guptill achieved the feat in the match against Scotland
  • Highest run-scorer in T20Is
  • ahead of Rohit Sharma

RECORD ALERT: New Zealand opener Martin Guptill has once again become the highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals. He has left behind Indian captain Rohit Sharma. Guptill now has 3399 runs in the shortest format of cricket. While Rohit has 3379 runs. Guptill opened the innings in the first T20 match against Scotland, scoring 40 runs in 31 balls. He hit four fours and two sixes during his innings. Before this match, Rohit Sharma was the highest run-scorer, but Guptill grabbed the top with 20 runs.

Talking about Guptill’s career, he has scored two centuries and 20 half-centuries so far and his average is 32.37. While Rohit Sharma holds the record of most four centuries in his name and he has also scored 26 half-centuries.

An interesting battle continues between Guptill, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli for the highest run scorer in T20 Internationals. These three players are currently in the top three and all have more than 3300 runs. Although Virat has the highest average of 50.12 among these three.

Highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals

  • Martin Guptill (New Zealand): 3399
  • Rohit Sharma (India): 3379
  • Virat Kohli (India): 3308
  • Paul Stirling (Ireland): 2894
  • Aaron Finch (Australia): 2855

Let us tell you that the record of hitting the most sixes in T20I is also recorded in the name of Guptill. He has hit 169 sixes in 112 innings so far. Whereas in this case also Rohit Sharma is in second place and he has 157 sixes. Only these two players have hit more than 150 sixes in this format.

Players who hit most sixes in T20 Internationals

  • Martin Guptill (New Zealand): 169
  • Rohit Sharma (India): 157
  • Chris Gayle (West Indies): 124
  • Eoin Morgan (England) 120
  • Aaron Finch (Australia): 117

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