Rohit Sharma surpassed Virat Kohli to become the second highest run-scorer in an ICC tournament as a captain.

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Indian captain Rohit Sharma has achieved a great achievement in the T20 World Cup 2024 match being played between India and Pakistan. India’s senior batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma did not perform as expected in the big match against Pakistan. Both the players returned to the pavilion in three overs. Rohit Sharma played an innings of 13 runs in 12 balls in the match against Pakistan. During this innings, he has overtaken Virat Kohli in terms of scoring the most runs in an ICC tournament as a captain.

MS Dhoni holds the record of scoring the most runs in an ICC tournament as an Indian captain. MS Dhoni has scored 1037 runs in 46 innings. Rohit Sharma has reached the second position in this list. Rohit has scored 778 runs in 19 innings. Virat Kohli has scored 778 runs in 17 innings. Virat Kohli also did not bat in the match against Pakistan. Kohli returned to the pavilion after scoring four runs in 3 balls. He hit four.

After losing the toss, the Indian team, who came to bat first, did not have a good start. The team lost the wickets of both the openers inside the powerplay. After the dismissals of Kohli and Rohit, Akshar and Pant tried to take over the innings but could not build a partnership for long. Akshar got out after scoring 20 runs in 18 balls. Suryakumar Yadav scored only seven runs, Shivam Dube scored only three runs. Rishabh Pant was dismissed trying to play a big shot. He scored 42 runs in 31 balls. Jadeja returned to the pavilion on the first ball. Hardik scored seven runs in 12 balls. India lost 6 wickets for 30 runs. Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf took 3 wickets each for Pakistan.

Most runs by a captain in an ICC tournament (CWC + CT + T20 WC)
1037 – MS Dhoni (46 innings)
778 – Rohit Sharma (19)*
769 – Virat Kohli (17)

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