Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur overtook Mithali Raj as the leading runscorer in women's T20Is while leading the country to an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series against Sri Lanka in Dambulla on Saturday.

Kaur's 32-ball 31 helped India seal a five-wicket win in the 2nd T20I, taking her run tally in the format to 2372 runs in 111 innings. Mithali Raj finished with 2364 runs in 84 innings.

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Kaur's milestone comes at the back of the 33-year-old taking over the captaincy of the Indian side in all formats.

The game also marked a milestone for her deputy, Smriti Mandhana, who became the third Indian woman and second fastest Indian woman to score 2000 T20I runs.