The Indian team defeated Afghanistan by 6 wickets in the second T20 match. With this victory, Team India has achieved an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dubey performed amazingly for the Indian team. It was because of these players that Team India was successful in winning the match.
Kane Williamson injured
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is injured once again. He retired hurt after experiencing tightness in his right hamstring while batting in the second T20I against Pakistan at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Sunday and did not return to the field. In his absence, Tim Southee took charge of the New Zealand team.
Rohit Sharma created history
The T20 match against Afghanistan was Rohit Sharma’s 150th T20 International match. He has become the first player in the world to play 150 T20 International matches. Ireland’s Paul Stirling is at second place. He has played 134 T20I matches.
These players came together to play T20 match after 14 months
Virat Kohli entered the playing 11 for the second T20 match against Afghanistan. Kohli was playing a T20 match for the Indian team after 14 months. At the same time, this is the first time after November 2022 that Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli played T20 matches together for India.
Afghanistan made the best score against India
The Afghan team had to face defeat by 6 wickets against India in the second T20 match. In this match, Afghanistan scored 172 runs against Team India. This is Afghanistan’s best score against India in T20 International. Earlier, Afghanistan had scored 158 runs in the match played against India on 11 January.
This bad record is associated with Rohit’s name
Rohit Sharma was out for a duck for the second consecutive match against Afghanistan. With this, an unwanted record was also created in Rohit’s name in T20 International. This is the 12th duck in Rohit’s name in this format and he has now come second in the list of batsmen who have been out for most ducks in international cricket.
Virat Kohli became the only player to do this
Virat Kohli has become the first batsman in the world to score more than 2000 runs while chasing the target in all three formats of cricket. He has scored more than 2000 runs while chasing the target in Tests also. At the same time, in ODI, Virat has scored 7794 runs while chasing the target. During this period, Virat Kohli has also scored 27 centuries.
Shivam Dubey made this record
Shivam Dubey, while bowling first in the match against Afghanistan, spent 36 runs in 3 overs and took 1 wicket. After this he played an unbeaten inning of 63 runs in 32 balls. At the same time, in the first T20 match, he bowled 2 overs and took 1 wicket by spending only 9 runs. After this he played a good innings with the bat. He had scored unbeaten 60 runs on 40 balls. With this, he has become the third Indian player to score 50 or more runs and take 1 wicket in 2 or more T20 matches. Before him, Kohli and Yuvraj Singh had done this.
Rohit Sharma praised these players
The Indian team won the match against Afghanistan by 6 wickets in the second T20 match. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dubey performed amazingly for Team India. After the match, captain Rohit Sharma looked very happy with the performance of the players. He also praised Yashasvi and Dubey. He said that Jaiswal has played Test cricket and even T20 International cricket. He has shown what he is capable of. He has talent and has a great range of shots. Shivam Dubey is a big player. He is very powerful and can counter the spinners well.
Akshar Patel did this miracle
In the second T20 match against Afghanistan, Akshar Patel took 2 wickets for 17 runs in 4 overs. He was given the Player of the Match award for his excellent performance. By taking 2 wickets, he completed his 200 wickets in T20 cricket. He has become only the second Indian batsman to score 200 wickets and 2000 runs in T20 cricket. Before him, Ravindra Jadeja had done this in T20 cricket.
Sikandar Raza made this record
Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza played a stormy innings against Sri Lanka. He scored 62 runs in 42 balls, which included 5 fours and 2 sixes. This is his fifth consecutive half-century in T20 International. He has become the first player to score five consecutive half-centuries in T20 International cricket. No one has been able to do this before him.
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