Rohit Sharma set to surpass Suresh Raina in elite T20 list for India

Written by Vishwas Gupta

Stand-in-skipper Rohit Sharma will look to move up the ladder in an elite Indian T20 list when he takes to the field against Bangladesh in the second T20I at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on Thursday. Bangladesh stunned Team India in the first T20I in Delhi and now will look to take an unassailable lead in the three-match series. As for the hosts, they will look to force the series into decider by winning this contest in Rajkot.

Rohit, who could muster only nine runs in the first match, has a chance to surpass Suresh Raina in the list of most T20 runs scored by an Indian. Regular skipper Virat Kohli leads the chart with 8556 runs while Suresh Raina currently takes the second spot with 8392 runs.

If Rohit scores minimum 72 runs in Rajkot, he will go past Raina and take the second spot behind Kohli. It must be noted that Rohit has played most number of T20 matches among the three players.


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