Rohit Sharma became the highest run-scorer in T20Is against Pakistan
By Priyansh - August 29, 2022 - Last updated on Aug 29, 2022 10:15 AM
Asia Cup IND vs PAK
In the first match of the Asia Cup 2022 against Pakistan, the Indian team might have won by 5 wickets under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, but on the batting front, Hitman disappointed a lot in this match. Rohit Sharma became a hit as a captain against Pakistan, but his performance as a batsman was below average. Rohit Sharma faced 18 balls in this match against Pakistan and scored just 12 runs with the help of a six. However, on the basis of this 12-run innings, he once again came at number one in terms of scoring the most runs in T20 International cricket.
Rohit Sharma Broke Martin Guptills record
India captain Rohit Sharma on Sunday (August 28) once again became the highest run-scorer in the T20I format. The right-handed batsman was 11 runs short of breaching Martin Guptills tally.
Rohit went past the New Zealand opener with a six off Mohammad Nawaz during the Asia Cup fixture against Pakistan. But the senior batsman was dismissed two balls later as he ended up getting caught at long-off while trying to attempt another big hit. Rohit, who has played 133 T20Is, now has 3499 runs in the format. Following him is Martin Guptill, who has scored 3497 runs.
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Kohli has 3341 runs in his account, sits at the 3rd spot in the elite list. He acquired the top spot for a long time. Irelands Paul Stirling follows him with 3011 runs while Aaron Finch sits at the 5th spot with 2855 runs in his account.
India vs Pakistan
In the Asia Cup fixture against Pakistan, Rohit struggled during his 12-run knock. He didnt seem to be in touch and was batting at 5 off 15 at one stage. He scored the next 7 runs quickly before going for another shot, which resulted in his dismissal.