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IND vs AFG: A unique record registered in the name of this star of Team India, batting 3 times in the same match

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This player came out to bat 3 times in the same match

IND vs AFG 3rd T20I: The last match of the 3-match T20 series between India and Afghanistan was very exciting. The result of this match came after playing two super overs. This was the first time in international cricket when two super overs were played in the same match. During this match, a star player of Team India got his name registered in a unique record. This player became the first player to bat three times in the same T20 match.

This star player batted 3 times in the same match

In this match, Team India won the toss and batted first and scored 212 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. While chasing the target, Afghanistan also scored 212 runs at the loss of 6 wickets. After this, the first super over was played between the two teams which ended in a draw. Then the second super over was played between the two teams, in which Team India won. The special thing is that Indian captain Rohit Sharma batted on all three occasions. He became the first player to do so in international cricket.

Rohit Sharma was the hero of the team’s victory

Rohit Sharma scored unbeaten 121 runs on 69 balls in this match. During this, he hit 11 fours and 8 sixes. This was his 5th century in T20I cricket. After this, Rohit Sharma scored 13 runs on 4 balls in the first super over. At the same time, he came to bat in the second super over also. During this he scored 11 runs on 3 balls.

Such was the thrill of the Super Over.

In the first Super Over, Afghanistan, batting first, scored 16 runs after losing one wicket. In response to which Team India also scored only 16 runs. In such a situation, another super over was played between the two teams. This time Team India batted first and scored 11 runs. But this time the Afghanistan team could score only 1 run and lost both the wickets, due to which the match went to the Indian team.

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