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Stat Review: NZ vs IND (2nd T20I): Rohit Sharma enters into the record book
By Aditya Pratap - Feb 8, 2019 6:52 pm
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Team India left the ghost of Wellington defeat behind and registered a comfortable 7-wicket win at Auckland’s Eden Park. With this win, the scoreline of three-match T20I series reads 1-1 with the series decider will be played in Hamilton on February 10. Rohit Sharma and Krunal Pandya played a crucial role in the victory.

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Team India performed brilliantly in Auckland

After losing the toss, Team India restricted New Zealand to 158. Chasing this modest target was like a walk in the park for India as they raced to the total in 18.5 overs. Rohit Sharma scored a blazing half-century in the match and created several records in the process. Have a look at all the stats of second T20 International between India and New Zealand;

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  • Most catches by fielders for India in T20Is:

42 – Suresh Raina

34 – ROHIT SHARMA*

33 – Virat Kohli

  • Krunal Pandya has just become the first Indian bowler to take more than two wickets in a T20I match played in New Zealand.
  • This is now Colin de Grandhomme’s highest score in T20Is, going past his previous highest score of 41* against Bangladesh at Napier in 2017.
  • Players with 100-plus sixes in T20Is:

Chris Gayle

Martin Guptill

Rohit Sharma*

  • Most 50-plus stands in T20Is:

11 – Martin Guptill/Kane Williamson

9 – David Warner/Shane Watson

9 – Rohit Sharma/Shikhar Dhawan*

8 – Kyle Coetzer/George Munsey

  • Rohit Sharma now holds the record of scoring most runs in T20Is, going past Martin Guptill’s tally of 2272 runs.

1. Rohit Sharma – 2279* (74 Inn)
2. Martin Guptill – 2272 (84 Inn)
3. Shoaib Malik – 2263 (104 Inn)
4. Virat Kohli – 2167 (60 Inn)

  • Most sixes in international cricket

 476 – Shahid Afridi/Chris Gayle

398 – Brendon McCullum

352 – Sanath Jayasuriya

349 – Rohit Sharma

348 – MS Dhoni

328 – AB de Villiers

  • Most sixes by Indian players in international cricket:

349 – ROHIT SHARMA*

348 – MS Dhoni

264 – Sachin Tendulkar

Also Read: Stats from ODI series between India and New Zealand

  • Most international sixes since 1-1-2016

202 – Rohit Sharma

110 – Martin Guptill

104 – Colin Munro

90 – Aaron Finch

89 – Ben Stokes

85 – Jos Buttler

81 – Virat Kohli/Eoin Morgan

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Martin Guptill drops to second place among the leading T20I run-scorers
  • This is India’s first win in New Zealand in T20Is. They lost all the three T20Is which they played before. U.S.A. is the only country where they have not won a T20I yet among countries in which they have played T20I matches.
  • No. of wins for India in T20Is now:

Under Virat Kohli: 12 (20 matches)

Under Rohit Sharma: 12 (14 matches)