IND vs NZ 3rd T20: The last match of the three-match T20 series between India and New Zealand will be played today (Sunday). Team India, which has already won the series under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, would like to white-wash the Kiwi team 3-0 by winning the 3rd T20I. Rohit, who led Team India to victory in his first series as captain, has a chance to set a big T20 International record.
Rohit Sharma has scored 3141 runs in T20 International cricket so far. He is the second highest run scorer for India in T20Is. Ahead of Rohit is former T20 captain, Virat Kohli, who has scored 3227 runs. Rohit Sharma is just 87 runs away from Virat in terms of scoring the most T20 runs for India. Now when Virat is not playing in this series and Rohit is in great form, it is expected that Rohit can set the record in today’s match.
Martin Guptill is the highest run scorer in T20 Internationals
New Zealand opener Martin Guptill holds the record for most runs scored in T20 Internationals in the last T20 match against India. Earlier this record was in the name of Virat Kohli only. Martin Guptill now has 3248 runs in T20 International cricket. Guptill is followed by Virat Kohli and then Rohit Sharma on the list.
Three veteran T20 batsmen: Guptill, Virat and Rohit
- Martin Guptill has played 111 T20 matches for New Zealand. He has scored 3248 runs at an average of 32 and a strike rate of 136. He also has 2 centuries to his name. Guptill is also the player to hit the most sixes (161) in T20 Internationals.
- Virat has scored 3227 runs in 87 innings of just 95 matches. During this time, his average has been 52 runs. He could not score a century in T20 International but he has 29 half-centuries to his name.
- Rohit Sharma has played 118 T20Is for India. He has scored 3141 runs at an average of 33 and a strike rate of 139. Rohit has also scored four centuries in T20Is. He is second after Guptill in hitting sixes. He has hit 147 sixes.
Be First to Comment