India vs England 2021, 1st T20I - Stats Review
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India vs England 2021, 1st T20I – Stats Review

India, England
Jason Roy plays a reverse-sweep. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The visitors England have taken the 1-0 lead in the five-match T20I series against the hosts India after thrashing the hosts by eight wickets in the first match of this series.

After the visitors sent the home team to bat first, the hosts managed to score only 124/7 (20 overs). Later, the tourists easily chased down the target in 15.3 overs after losing two wickets.

Brief Scores: India – 124/7 in 20 overs (Shreyas Iyer 67, Rishabh Pant 21; Jofra Archer 3/23)

England – 130/2 in 15.3 overs (Jason Roy 49, Jos Buttler 28; Washington Sundar 1/18)

Result – England won by 8 wickets

India vs England 2021, 1st T20I – Stats Review

Teams’ Stats

India – all top three batsmen were dismissed for single-digit scores, including one duck

i) All the top three Men in Blue batsmen failed to reach the double-digit scores in the first innings. It was only the third time when all the top three Indian batsmen failed to reach the double-digit scores in the home T20Is.

ii) In their overall T20I records, it was the 5th time when all their top three batsmen failed to reach the double-digit scores in an innings.

– their 2nd lowest score in T20I powerplay

iii) India scored 22/3 at the end of the powerplay. It was their second-lowest score in the T20I powerplay as their lowest T20I powerplay score is 21/3 against Pakistan at Dhaka on 27th February 2016.

– 2nd lowest completed T20I total vs England

iv) The hosts India scored 124/7 (20 overs) in the first innings. It was their second-lowest completed T20I total against England. Their lowest record against this team is 120/9 (20 overs) at K0lkata on 29th October 2011.

England – all the top four batsmen managed to score 20+ runs

i) During England’s successful chasing, all their top four batsmen managed to cross the 20-run marks. It was the third time when all the top four visiting batsmen managed to score 20+ runs in the same T20I innings against the hosts India.

– record margin T20I victory against Men in Blue

ii) England won this match by 8 wickets. It is their record margin victory (by wickets) against India in T20I history. Their previous record in this list was winning by 7 wickets at Kanpur on 26th January 2017.

Players’ Stats

(India)

Shreyas Iyer – scored 67 off 48 balls

Shreyas Iyer, India, England, Stats, 1st T20I
Shreyas Iyer (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Shreyas Iyer scored 67 runs. It was the second-highest T20I individual score for an Indian batsman against England at home. Their record score in this list is 71 by KL Rahul at Nagpur on 29th January 2017.

Yuzvendra Chahal – most T20I wicket-taker for India

Yuzvendra Chahal, India, England, Stats, 1st T20I
Yuzvendra Chahal (Image Credits: Twitter)

i) The leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has taken 60 wickets in his T20I career. Surpassing the right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah (59 T20I wickets), Chahal becomes the most T20I wicket-taker for Men in Blue.

(England)

Jofra Archer – finished the match with bowling figures of 4-1-23-3

Jofra Archer, India, England, Stats, 1st T20I
Jofra Archer took three wickets in this T20I match (Image Credits: Twitter)

i) England pacer Jofra Archer had bowling figures of 4-1-23-3. It was the fourth-best T20I bowling figures for an England bowler against Men in Blue.

Player Bowling figures Venue Date
Jade Dernbach 3.4-0-22-4 Manchester 31st August 2011
Steven Finn 4-0-22-3 Kolkata 29th October 2011
Chris Jordan 4-0-22-3 Nagpur 29th January 2017
Jofra Archer 4-1-23-3 Ahmedabad 12th March 2021