NZ's Guptill becomes second male batter to 3000 T20I runs

T2O World Cup 2021: New Zealand's Guptill made his T20I debut in 2009 and has two hundreds to his name.

Martin Guptill of New Zealand plays a shot during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup match against Scotland.   -  Getty Images

New Zealand's Martin Guptill became the second male batter to reach 3000 T20I runs during the Super 12 T20 World Cup match against Scotland on Wednesday.

Guptill, who is playing in his 106th game, needed 24 runs to reach the mark before the match in Dubai and he got there with a six. He made 93 with seven sixes in New Zealand's 16-run win.

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India skipper Virat Kohli was the first male cricketer to reach 3000 T20I runs in 87 matches earlier this year during the bilateral series against England.

The 35-year-old Guptill made his T20I debut in 2009 and has two hundreds to his name.

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