Rohit Sharma becomes the leading T20 run-scorer; Surpasses Martin Guptill

Along with this, now Rohit Sharma has become the third batsman to hit more than 100 sixes in T20s

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Indian opener Rohit Sharma managed to become the highest run-getter in T20s as he scored a half-century against New Zealand on February 8. The achievement for Sharma came after he reached the 35th run in the second T20 against the Kiwis at Eden Park, Auckland.

Meanwhile, the Indian stand-in captain surpassed New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill who was previously leading the race with 2,272 runs at an average of 33.91. Guptill had notched two centuries and 14 half-centuries in just 76 matches.

Prior to this match, Sharma had 2238 runs in his kitty at an average of 32.43 in 91 matches with four centuries and fifteen half-centuries in T20.

Along with this, now Rohit Sharma has become the third batsman to hit more than 100 sixes in the shortest cricket format, along with Guptill and West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle.

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