New Zealand's Martin Guptill plays a shot during the 2nd T20 International Match between India and New Zealand, at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Ranchi: New Zealand opener Martin Guptill on Friday surpassed Indian star Virat Kohli to become the leading run-getter in T20 Internationals.
Guptill surpassed Kohli during the second T20 match of the three-match series. India's Test and ODI captain, Kohli has been rested for the series.
Guptill has 3248 runs to his name compared to Kohli's 3227. Guptill averages a little over 30 while Kohli is way ahead of him on that front with an average of 52. Rohit Sharma is third in the leading run-getters' standings with more than 3000 runs.
Guptill made 31 off 15 balls before being caught by wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant off Deepak Chahar.