Nidahas Trophy: Suresh Raina goes past MS Dhoni in T20I run-scoring list

Suresh Raina

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Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 09:34 PM IST

Suresh Raina has now gone past Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the leading run-scorer list in T20 Internationals. 

Raina scored 27 runs off 15 balls in India's six-wicket win against Sri Lanka in their Nidahas Trophy match at R Premadasa Stadium on Monday to overtake Dhoni in the T20I most runs chart.  

Raina now has 1452 runs in T20Is, while Dhoni has 1444 runs under his belt. 

Raina smashed two boundaries and two sixes in his 15-ball knock before losing his wicket to Nuwan Pradeep.

New Zealand's Martin Guptill lead the list with 2271 runs. Another New Zealander, Brendon McCullum, is number two with 2140 runs under his belt. Kohli is at third with 1983 runs. 

Raina has played 71 T20 International matches with one century and four fifties at a strike rate of 133.70.

Raina has returned to India side in the recently-concluded T20I series against South Africa after almost of an year. 

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