New Zealand opener Martin Guptill on Sunday overtook Rohit Sharma to become the second-highest run-scorer in the T20I cricket.

Martin Guptill, the New Zealand opener, went past Virat Kohli in T20Is. He is now the leading run-scorer in the shortest format of the game. Guptill was 11-run short of the former India skipper before the second match of the series. Guptill, who was unbeaten on 15 runs at the time of writing, has amassed 3232* runs in 111 matches.

Virat, who has been rested from the ongoing series against the Kiwis, has scored 3227 runs in 95 T20Is. His runs have come at an average of 52 and a strike rate of 137.9

Earlier, Guptill had scored an impressive 42-ball 70 in the opener in Jaipur on Wednesday, laced with three boundaries and four sixes. He had surpassed Rohit Sharma to become the second highest run-scorer in the first T20I.

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