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HitMan's New High: Rohit is India's highest run-getter in T20s, most number of tons in world

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Tuesday achieved twin milestones, first by surpassing regular to become India's highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals followed by most number of centuries in shortest format.

Rohit hit an unbeaten 111 off 61 balls to complete his fourth ton in T20 Internationals. When he reached a personal score of 11, he surpassed Kohli's record of 2101 runs. After today's innings, Rohit now has 2202 runs to jump to the second spot in the all-time list led by New Zealander (2271).

Rohit achieved his feat in style, clobbering a 149kph delivery off pacer Oshane Thomas over the mid-off boundary in the fifth over. Before Tuesday, Kohli held the record, amassing 2101 runs from 62 T20 matches at an average of 48.88.

Rohit took 86 matches to reach the milestone.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 21:20 IST