IND vs ENG Stats : England defeated India by 8 wickets in the third T20I match in Ahmedabad on Tuesday night and took a lead of 2-1 in the five match series. Earlier England won the toss and opted to bowl first. Pacer Mark Wood gave them a good start as he dismissed out of form KL Rahul for a duck and Rohit Sharma inside his first two overs and then Ishan Kishan too perished cheaply and India was in trouble at 24/3. Captain Kohli added small partnerships with Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer and did some build up work and in the end he played some big shots and his 77* runs knock helped India to post 156/6 on the board. In reply England lost Jason Roy cheaply but Jos Buttler was at his best and kept scoring runs for fun. His 83* and useful knocks from Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan took his team home in the 19th over. Jos Buttler was named Man of the Match for his 83* runs knock.
India vs England Statistical Highlights from Third T20I : A list of all the major stats and record which were recorded in the Third T20I in Ahmedabad-
100 – This was Eoin Morgan’s 100th T20I match. The first England cricketer and overall fourth cricketer to achieve this milestone.
Players to play 100 or more T20I matches :
116 – Shoaib Malik
109 – Rohit Sharma
102 – Ross Taylor
100 – Eoin Morgan
1000 – Jonny Bairstow has completed 1000 runs in T20I Cricket. He is the fifth England batsman to achieve this milestone.
England batsmen to score 1000 or more T20I Runs :
2306 – Eoin Morgan
1662 – Jos Buttler
1644 – Alex Hales
1176 – Kevin Pietersen
1018 – Jonny Bairstow
3 – KL Rahul has now bagged three ducks in his last four T20I innings and two of the ducks have come in back to back matches of this series.
KL Rahul’s last 4 T20I innings :
83* – Runs score is the highest individual score for Jos Buttler in T20I Cricket.
Highest Scores for Jos Buttler in T20I Cricket :
83* vs IND at Ahmedabad, 2021
77* vs AUS at Southampton, 2020
73* vs SL at Southampton, 2016
27 – Virat Kohli scored his 27th fifty plus score of T20I career and two of them have come in this series in back to back matches.
83* – Jos Buttler’s 83* is also the highest individual score by an England batsman against India in T20I Cricket. The previous highest was 71 which Eoin Morgan scored in Edgbatson back in 2014.