Afghan batsman breaks record of Kohli in T-20

Monday 13 March 2017 2 months ago 45   Ireland    Print

Afghan batsman Shahzad-File Photo

Report  Web desk : DUBLIN: Afghan opening batsman Muhammad Shahzad has broken master Indian batsman Virat Kohli record by scoring 72 runs against Ireland in the third T-20 to score more T-20 runs than the Indian captain. The Afghan side also broke biggest inning associate record in the shortest cricket format. With 72 runs against Ireland Shahzad scored 1,779 runs in 58 T-20 matches which is 70 more than Kohli who has moved to the fifth position on the All Time List. Kohli scored 1,709 runs in 48 T-20 matches. Shahzad is eyeing at Martin Guptill who is occupying the third position and who he is behind by only 27 runs. Brendon McCullum tops the list with 2,140 runs followed by Sri Lanka Dilshan with 1,889 runs at the second position. 02