By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 14, 2017, 05:02
Duration : 01:39
Virat Kohli T20 record surpassed by Mohammad Shehzad of Afghanistan
Afghanistan cricketer Mohammad Shehzad has surpassed India skipper Virat Kohli to become the fourth highest run scorer in T20 internationals. Shahzad scored 72 against Ireland to reach 1779 career runs to be the fourth highest-scorer, while Virat Kohli has 1709 runs. The 29-year old scored 72 runs in just 43 balls to help Afghanistan win in the third T20I match against Ireland as Afghanistan won the series comfortably by 3-0. Shahzad hit his 1779 runs in 58 T20I matches to go past Kohli’s 1709 runs from 48 games. He is now behind Brendon McCullum, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Martin Guptill on the all-time highest run-getters list in T20 Internationals. Afghanistan are currently on their best-ever winning streak in T20Is having won 11 in a row.