Martin Guptill Surpasses Rohit Sharma Becoming The Highest Run Scorer in T20I: New Zealand and Scotland played their first T20I match on Wednesday, where the Kiwis dominated the Scots. Both the teams will play a two-game T20I series in the Grange Club Stadium in Stockbridge, Scotland.
New Zealand defeated Scotland by 68 runs in the first T20I. Martin Guptill created a new record after years, becoming the highest run scorer in T20I. Guptill is a right-handed batsman and opener for the New Zealand team. He surpassed Indian opener Rohit Sharma to rank at the top of the heap.
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Guptill made 3,399 runs in his T20I career, whereas Rohit Sharma has 3,379 runs. The New Zealand opener didn’t score the most runs, ending his performance at 44 runs. It was enough to become the highest run-scorer in the history of T20I. He is 20 runs ahead of Rohit Sharma and is likely to increase the gap in the second T20I game.
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Martin Guptill Surpasses Rohit Sharma Becoming The Highest Run Scorer in T20I
Martin Guptill has played 116 T20I matches, with an average of 32.37. Rohit Sharma has played 128 games with an average of 32.18. Virat Kohli ranks third with 3,308 runs in just 99 games and an average of 50.12. Kohli is suffering from a bad performance spell and is less likely to achieve good scores.
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