You are here: Home » Sports » Sri Lanka Tour of India » News
Business Standard

Virat Kohli overtakes Rohit Sharma to become highest scorer in T20I

Kohli needed only one run to surpass Sharma as both the batsmen had 2,633 runs under their belt. The skipper scored 30 runs against Sri Lanka, which helped him go past Sharma

Topics
Virat Kohli | Rohit sharma

ANI  |  Cricket 

Virat Kohli
Indian skipper Virat Kohli with teammates. Photo: PTI

Indian skipper surpassed to become the highest run-scorer in T20I during the match against Sri Lanka here on Tuesday.

Kohli needed only one run to surpass Sharma as both the batsmen had 2,633 runs under their belt. The skipper scored 30 runs against Sri Lanka, which helped him go past Sharma.

Virat now has 2,663 runs in the shortest format of the game. Also, the 31-year-old completed 1,000 runs as a captain in T20I cricket.

With the help of Kohli's brilliant knock, India secured seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the second T20I. India take 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series after this victory

India will take on Sri Lanka in the third T20I match at Pune on January 10.

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Tue, January 07 2020. 23:39 IST