Team India vice-captain Rohit Sharma set a world record as he scored the 8th of his innings in the third T20 match against South Africa. However, he was dismissed for nine runs. Earlier, Rohit Sharma’s name became the world record for the highest run-scorer in T20 International cricket.
At the same time, Virat Kohli, who came out to bat after Rohit Sharma’s dismissal, smashed Rohit Sharma’s world record within ten minutes. Now Virat Kohli has become the first player to score the most runs in T20 International cricket. Even before this match, this record in Virat Kohli’s name.
Virat Kohli was the highest run-scorer in T20 International cricket. He is at 2442 runs after the match played in Mohali before the Bengaluru T20 match. Rohit Sharma brokes Virat’s record as he scored 8 runs in the Bengaluru T20 match. On the other hand, after Rohit was dismissed cheaply, Virat Kohli scored only 9 runs in his innings but left Rohit behind.
Virat Kohli is also the first player to score the most runs in T20 International cricket as well as the highest run-scorer. Not only this, Virat Kohli is the only cricket in the world to have scored 50 or more runs in Test, ODI and T20 International cricket.