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Team India crosses its highest T20 score

Team India hammered 253 runs in 19 overs. Image via ICC. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 22, 2017, 03.28 PM (IST)

Shortly after Rohit Sharma scored a ton in just 35 balls, India went ahead and surpassed its highest T20 score by hammering 253 runs in 19 overs in the second Twenty20 International in Indore today.

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India posted a mammoth 260 runs for 5 wickets against Sri Lanka.

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Rohit Sharma smashed the joint fastest century, in 35 balls, en route to his 43-ball 118, while KL Rahul blasted 89 off 49 balls to anchor the innings. This is the joint second highest total in T20s, a record previously achieved by South African cricketer David Miller.

(With inputs from PTI)