The 35-year-old talismanic batter achieved the milestone on Wednesday en route his 31-ball 40.
Guptill's opening accomplice Enjoyable Allen additionally scored a stroke-filled maiden century (101 off 56 balls) within the shortest format, because the Black Caps posted 225/5 batting first.
In reply, the hosts have been restricted to 157/8 with Ish Sodhi claiming 4/28 and Mitchell Santner selecting up 2/23.
Through the course of his innings, Guptill surpassed Rohit, who had turn out to be the very best run-scorer in T20Is (3,379) earlier this yr.
Guptill now has 3,399 runs in T20Is, 20 greater than the India skipper.
Other than Rohit, Guptill is carefully adopted by former India captain Virat Kohli (3,308), Eire's ODI skipper Paul Stirling (2,894), and Australian captain Aaron Finch, who's fifth within the listing with 2,855 runs.
In 2021, Kohli turned the primary batter to breach the 3000-run mark when he achieved the uncommon feat throughout the second T20I in opposition to England in Ahmedabad, surpassing one other New Zealand nice and former captain, Brendon McCullum, who was, the truth is, the primary to cross the 2000-run mark.
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