Rohit Sharma beats Virat Kohli to become the top scorer in T20Is
NEW DELHI: Rohit Sharma overcome virat Kohli to become the leader of the Twenty20 International cricket race on Sunday. The substitute captain of India, Rohit, achieved the milestone in his 99th T20I which also made him the Indian player with more titles. Rohit passed MS Dhoni The count of 98 T20Is for India.
Rohit reached the milestone in the first T20I of the three-game series against Bangladesh at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi when he hit the cover to pick up all four of Shafiul Islam. But Rohit's stay in the fold ended in the next installment when Islam caught him in front of him for 9.
Rohit has scored 2452 runs so far in 99 games, while Kohli has 2450 runs under his belt in 72 games.
Meanwhile, the Mumbai hitter is tied for second in the list of most appearances in T20I with former multi-faceted Pakistan. Shahid Afridi (99). Shoaib Malik He leads the table with 111 games.