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IND vs AFG: Rohit Sharma equaled MS Dhoni in a thrilling match, became the second Indian captain to do so

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Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni

The third and exciting match of the three-match T20 series was played between India and Afghanistan. The result of this match could come in super over. Where Team India defeated Afghanistan after two super overs. In this exciting match, Rohit Sharma also made a strong record in his name as captain. With the series clean sweep, Rohit Sharma has equaled former Indian captain MS Dhoni in a special record.

Rohit Sharma equaled Dhoni

Rohit Sharma has captained India in 54 T20 matches so far. Out of these, Team India has won 42 matches and has faced defeat in only 12 matches. The victory in the third T20 match against Afghanistan was Rohit Sharma’s 42nd win in T20 International as captain. In such a situation, Rohit Sharma has become equal to MS Dhoni in terms of winning the most number of T20 matches as a captain for India. At the same time, Rohit will also have a chance to break this record in the coming matches.

MS Dhoni’s record as captain

MS Dhoni played a total of 72 T20 matches as Indian captain. Out of these, Team India had won 42 matches and had to face defeat in 28. At the same time, 2 matches were cancelled. Let us tell you that under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, Team India had a tied match, which the Indian team won in a bowl out.

How was the match?

Talking about the match played between India and Afghanistan, in this match Team India won the toss and decided to bat first. Where they scored 212 runs losing 4 wickets in 20 overs. After this, the Afghanistan team, while chasing, scored the same number of runs after losing 6 wickets and the match was tied. The match was also tied in the Super Over, where Afghanistan batted first and scored 16 runs and Team India also scored 16 runs. In the end, the result of the match came in the second super over where Team India scored 11 runs and Afghanistan team could score only 1 run and they lost two wickets. Let us tell you that any team has only two wickets in the Super Over. By doing this, Team India won this exciting match.

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