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India Made A World Record As Soon As Rohit Became The Captain

In his very first match as T20 captain, Rohit Sharma led Team India to a spectacular victory against New Zealand. In this match played in Jaipur on Wednesday, India defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series. With this victory, India has set a world record, leaving behind Australia, one of the most powerful teams in the world.

Team India’s world record

Team India has done a great job while creating history. With the victory against New Zealand on Wednesday, the Indian team has registered its 50th victory in the T20 format while chasing the target. No team has been able to do this before. IndiaIndia made a world record as soon as Rohit became the captain followed by Australia and Pakistan, who have won 49 matches in the T20 format so far chasing the target.

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Most wins while chasing (in T20Is)

50 – India
49 – Australia
49 – Pakistan
42 – England
35 – South Africa
32 – New Zealand
31 – Sri Lanka
31 – West Indies
25 – Ireland
23 – Netherlands
22 – Afghanistan
22 – Bangladesh

India’s dominance

In the T20 format, Australia and Pakistan named after India in terms of winning the most matches while chasing the target. England, South Africa and New Zealand named after these three teams, who have registered 42, 35 and 32 wins respectively. In this match, Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, the New Zealand team had given a target of 165 runs to India, in response to which India achieved the target by losing 5 wickets with 2 balls to spare.

Team India’s big win

Let us inform that India defeated New Zealand by five wickets in the first T20 match to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The heroes of India’s victory were Suryakumar Yadav and Rohit Sharma, who scored 62 and 48 runs respectively. Suryakumar hit 6 fours and 3 sixes in his 40-ball knock, while Rohit faced 36 balls and hit 5 fours and 2 sixes, but missed by just 2 runs after hitting a fifty.

Dust off New Zealand

KL Rahul was dismissed for 15 while Shreyas Iyer, who returned to the team after out of the T20 World Cup, did not look comfortable and lost his wicket after scoring five runs. Venkatesh Iyer, playing the first international match, hit Daryl Mitchell for a four, but caught by Ravindra Rachin in an attempt to play reverse sweep on the next ball. After this, however, Rishabh Pant gave India victory by scoring the winning run. Earlier, with the help of half-centuries from Martin Guptill and Mark Chapman, New Zealand scored 164 for six.

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