India vs New Zealand 3rd T20i: The third T20 match played between India and New Zealand was full of thrills. In the match played in Hamilton, India defeated New Zealand in the Super Over to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series. While there was a lot of thrill in the match played on Wednesday, many records were also made in the match, so let’s take a look at those special records.
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- Virat Kohli becomes the 1st Indian captain to win the series against New Zealand.
- Virat Kohli surpassed Dhoni in terms of most T20 runs as captain.
- Rohit Sharma won the Man of the Match award for the tenth time in the International T20.
- Rohit Sharma completed 10,000 runs as an opener in international cricket.
- Kane Williamson achieved a total of nine fifties after scoring 95 runs in the match.
- Martin Guptill has become the third player to score 2500 runs in international cricket.
- Kane Williamson completed 1600 runs in T20 cricket.
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Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to win the T20 series in New Zealand. Under his captaincy, the team performed brilliantly in the first three matches and won all the three matches. The Indian team has also named a T20 series in New Zealand for the first time. The team is currently 3–0 in the five-match series of India vs New Zealand.
Virat surpassed MS Dhoni in terms of most T20 runs as captain. They have now reached the third position in this case. Virat now has 1126 runs, while Dhoni has 1112 runs in his name. South Africa’s Faf Du Plessis (1273) and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (1148) are ahead of Virat.
Rohit Sharma won the Man of the Match award for the tenth time in the International T20. He has now reached number three in terms of winning this award for the most number of times in cricket’s shortest format. Shahid Afridi (11) and Virat-Mohammad Nabi (12) are currently ahead of Rohit.
Rohit Sharma completed 10,000 runs as an opener in international cricket. He became India’s fourth opener to achieve this feat.
Kane Williamson scored 95 runs in the match and overtook Virat Kohli and Faf Du Plessis in terms of scoring the most fifties as captain. Williamson now has a total of nine fifties, while Virat and Faf have both scored eight fifties each.
New Zealand opener Martin Guptill has become the third player to score 2500 runs in international cricket. He has surpassed Rohit Sharma in terms of achieving this fastest.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson completed 1600 runs in T20 cricket. He has now surpassed veterans like Chris Gayle and MS Dhoni in terms of the highest runs in T20s. Williamson now has 1665 runs while Gayle (1627) and Dhoni have 1617 runs.
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