Sports Top 10: Team India has taken a 1-0 lead in the series by winning the first match of the three-match T20 series played against India and Afghanistan by 6 wickets at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. In this match, Rohit Sharma, who played T20 International match after 14 months, also managed to make a historic record in his name with the team’s victory in which he became the first player to win 100 T20 International matches.
India defeated Afghanistan by 6 wickets in the first T20 match.
Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, the Indian team, which came to play against Afghanistan at Mohali, won the first match of the three-match T20 series by 6 wickets. In this match, Afghanistan team batted first and scored 158 runs in 20 overs with the help of Mohammad Nabi’s brilliant 42 runs. On behalf of the Indian team, Shivam Dubey played an important role in giving the team an easy victory by playing an unbeaten inning of 60 runs.
Yashasvi Jaiswal did not play the first T20 match due to being unfit
Yashasvi Jaiswal’s name was missing from the playing 11 of the Indian team in the first T20 match of the series against Afghanistan. After this, BCCI informed that Yashasvi was not completely fit to play the match, in which they told that the decision was taken not to play Yashasvi due to swelling in his right groin.
Rahmat Shah becomes the oldest T20 player to debut for Afghanistan
Rahmat Shah was also included in Afghanistan’s playing 11 in the first T20 match against India, whose debut match was in International T20. Rahmat has become the oldest player to debut for his country in T20 International. Rahmat Shah made his debut at the age of 30 years and 189 days. With this, he has become the first cricketer from Afghanistan to debut in ODI and T20 International after the age of 30.
This special record was added to the name of Rohit as Indian captain
A unique record was also registered in the name of captain Rohit Sharma, who came on the field to play T20 International match after 14 months. Rohit Sharma has now become the oldest captain in the history of Indian cricket in T20, he captained the match against Afghanistan at the age of 36 years and 256 days. Earlier this record was in the name of Shikhar Dhawan who captained the T20 team at the age of 35 years 236 days.
Shivam Dubey’s entry into the special club
Shivam Dubey showed excellent performance with both ball and bat in the first T20 match against Afghanistan, in which he took 1 wicket by spending only 9 runs in 2 overs of bowling. While batting, Shivam returned with an unbeaten inning of 60 runs in 40 balls, leading the team to victory in the match. With this, Shivam Dubey has become the 7th Indian player to score 50 or more runs and take 1 wicket in a T20 match.
Wanindu Hasaranga made a comeback with a bang
In the last ODI match of the series against Zimbabwe, Sri Lankan leg spinner Wanindu Hasaranga made a spectacular comeback in international cricket after 5 months. In this match, Hasaranga took 7 wickets while giving only 19 runs in 5.5 overs of bowling. Sri Lankan team had a target of 97 runs in this match and they achieved it at the loss of only 2 wickets.
Special record added to the name of Rohit Sharma
With the Indian team winning by 6 wickets in the first T20 match against Afghanistan, a historic record has also been registered in the name of Rohit Sharma. Rohit Sharma has become the first player to win 100 matches in T20 International. Hitman has played a total of 149 matches in T20 International. In this list, Virat Kohli’s name is there as an Indian player who has won 73 matches.
Cricket played on tennis court
Something was seen during the qualifier matches of Australia Open which won the hearts of all the cricket fans. On January 11, Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena turned into a cricket pitch when current world No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic picked up a cricket bat and star Australian batsman Steve Smith picked up a tennis racket. Both the superstar players surprised the fans and played each other’s game on the tennis court.
Rohit Sharma praised the bowlers
After the victory in the first T20 match, captain Rohit Sharma praised the bowlers in his statement. Rohit said in his statement that there were a lot of positive things for us in this match, in which we performed much better with the ball, because the conditions for bowling were not easy. He also said about his run out that all these things keep happening in the match.
Rohit is the first Indian captain to be run out for a duck in T20 International.
In the T20 match played against Afghanistan at Mohali ground, Rohit Sharma was run out on the second ball of his innings without opening the account. With this, Rohit Sharma has become the first Indian captain to be run out on a duck in T20 International. Apart from this, Rohit Sharma has returned to the pavilion for the 11th time in the T20 International format on a score of zero.
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