So there is a constant tug of war between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to become the highest scorer in the T20Is. Rohit Sharma become the highest scorer in the T20Is and made way to the pavilion on the score of nine runs during the third T20I match between India and South Africa which is currently underway at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Sharma’s fans would be sad as he held the record only for a few minutes and Virat Kohli took over. Shikhar Dhawan also finished 7,000 T20 runs but made way to the pavilion on the score of 36 runs. Kohli also got out on the minuscule score of nine runs. India Vs South Africa, Cricket Score 3rd T20I Match.
The Indian opener’s record also includes the runs he scored during the Indian Premier League. Chris Gayle tops the list with 13,021 runs. New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum stands on number two with 9922 runs. Kieron Pollard is on number three with 9601 runs. Shoaib Malik on four with 8847 runs. Warner stands on number five with 8803 runs. Dhawan gave a fiery start to the side as he was seen taking on the opponents by hitting them all over the park. Talking about Sharma’s dismissal, it was Beuran Hendricks struck with his second ball and Reeza Hendricks made mistake and that was curtains down on Sharma’s innings.
Tabraiz Shamsi scalped the wicket of Indian opener Dhawan on the score of 36. The left-hander went on to play a huge shot and aired it up. Virat Kohli also got out in same fashion.
Brief Scores: IND 35/3 in 9 Overs (Rishabh Pant 7*, Shreyas Iyer 0*)