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India vs New Zealand: Guptill surpasses Kohli to become highest run-scorer in men’s T20Is | Cricket News – Times of India


RANCHI: New Zealand opener Martin Guptill on Friday surpassed India’s ODI and Test skipper Virat Kohli to become the highest run-scorer in men’s T20Is.
Guptill achieved the feat throughout his knock of 31 in the second T20 match towards India, which is being performed in Ranchi.
The Kiwi batter has now scored a complete of 3,248 runs and is on the high of the tally, adopted by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma with 3,227 and three,086 runs respectively.

Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians took to their Twitter and wrote, “Congratulations to @martyguptill for becoming the leading run-scorer in men’s T20I.”

Speaking forward of the sport, Guptill stated: “We got to knockout stage in the T20 World Cup, so that was good. The other night we were just a little short of where we wanted to be with the bat. It’s all about contributing to the team and doing whatever I can to get us to win. I contributed a bit with the bat in the T20 World Cup and took it very deep against Scotland. I just want to go out tonight and do the same things that I have been doing. There is no guarantee in T20 cricket.”
Coming to the match, India skipper Rohit Sharma received the toss and opted to bowl towards New Zealand. The workforce made one change as Harshal Patel was handed a debut with pacer Mohammed Siraj injuring his hand in the opening sport of the collection on Wednesday.
New Zealand additionally made three modifications to the workforce that misplaced the opening sport in Jaipur as Milne, Neesham and Sodhi are again for Ferguson, Rachin Ravindra and Astle.




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