India's stand-in skipper, Rohit Sharma surpassed Kiwi opener, Martin Guptill to become leading run-getter in T20 Internationals. The Indian opener now has 2,288 runs to his credit. Martin Guptill has 2,272 runs in the shortest format. Rohit averages 32.68 and has a strike-rate of 138.41. The right-hander has four centuries and 16 half-centuries to his credit.

Today, India are chasing 159 runs in the second T20I against New Zealand in Auckland. Rohit made a blistering half-century. He scored 50 runs off 29 deliveries with the help of three fours and four sixes. He has laid a perfect platform for India to prosper.

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