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Rohit Sharma surpasses Shoaib Malik’s tally to become most capped men’s T20I player | Cricket News


DHARAMSALA: India skipper Rohit Sharma on Sunday surpassed Pakistan batter, Shoaib Malik, in playing most men’s T20I games.
Rohit achieved the feat when he stepped onto the field in the third and final T20I against Sri Lanka in Dharamsala.
Rohit has now featured in 125 T20Is while Shoaib Malik has played 124 games in the shortest format of the game. Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez is third on the list with 119 T20I under his belt.
Speaking about his record feat, Rohit during the toss said, “It’s a great feeling representing your country in 125 T20Is, feels good, look to continue playing for many more years.”
India have already sealed the series against Sri Lanka, which means the final T20I is a dead rubber. The hosts had defeated Sri Lanka by 62 runs in the first T20I and by 7 wickets in the second T20I.

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