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Rohit Sharma has become the first Indian cricketer to complete 1000 runs in the Asia Cup.

The 35-year-old is the third cricketer to touch the mark. Sanath Jayasuriya (1220) and Kumar Sangakkara (1075) are ahead of the Indian captain.

Most runs in Asia Cup

1220 – Sanath Jayasuriya

1075 – Kumar Sangakkara

1000 – Rohit Sharma*

  971 – Sachin Tendulkar

  920 – Virat Kohli

  907 – Shoaib Malik

He was dismissed after scoring 72 off 41 balls with the help of 5 fours and 4 sixes at the Dubai International Stadium. 

Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss and invited India to bat first. The Men in Blue lost two early wickets, with KL Rahul scoring 6 and Virat Kohli departing for a duck. 

After losing the first game of the Super 4 stage against Pakistan by 5 wickets, India need to win the game against Lanka to stand a chance to qualify for the tournament’s finale. 

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