Indian team set their foot in England when they were yet to defeat the home side in a T20I while playing in latter’s home conditions. Thus, to end the series on a winning note, it must be satisfying for the Men in Blue.
Meanwhile, India ticked the right boxes in the series. They won the first match after Kuldeep Yadav, and KL Rahul brought their masterpiece. Furthermore, in the decider of the series, Rohit Sharma was able to come up with a classical inning.
Here is the Statistical Review of the T20I series between England and India.
Virat Kohli became the fourth batsman after Brendon McCullum, Martin Guptill, and Shoaib Malik to complete 2000 T20I runs. In fact, the Indian skipper became the fastest to reach the landmark in just 56 innings. Furthermore, Kohli was also fastest to the 1000-run mark, as he got there in 27 innings.
Kuldeep Yadav figures of five for 24 in the first T20I was the best figures by a left-arm wrist spinner in the T20I format.
England continued their dominance while playing in Cardiff. The English team has played five T20I at Sophia Gardens. Consequently, they have won all the five T20Is while playing at the venue.
India won its sixth consecutive T20I series. Pakistan currently has nine consecutive series wins in the shortest format which is the most.
Rohit Sharma scored his third T20I hundred. The flamboyant batsman joined Colin Munro who has also scored three T20I centuries. It is the maximum number of hundreds scored by any batsman in the shortest format.
Rohit Sharma also crossed the landmark of the 2000 T20I runs. Thus, he became the fifth batsman to get to the personal milestone.
MS Dhoni took five catches in the final match of the series which is the maximum in T20I innings. Dhoni also became the first gloveman to take 50 T20I catches.