Having misplaced the earlier 5 matches to New Zealand, India recorded their first win in opposition to them in six matches in T20Is – profitable % 16.66. With their aforesaid win, India has recorded wins in opposition to each full member crew in T20Is.
India’s 53-run triumph is their sixth largest when it comes to runs in T20Is – their largest being 90 runs vs England at Colombo (RPS) on September 23, 2012. India’s rating of 202 for 3 is their highest vs New Zealand in T20Is, eclipsing the 180 for 9 at Johannesburg on September 16, 2007. In all, India has recorded seven scores of 200 or extra in T20Is. The checklist consists of 4 such totals in India. Shikhar Dhawan (80) has posted his career-best rating in T20Is, surpassing the 60 vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on March 6, 2016. His solely different fifty on this format is 51 vs Sri Lanka at Ranchi on February 12, 2016.
Dhawan’s first Man of the Match award vs New Zealand is his third in T20Is. Rohit Sharma’s first fifty vs New Zealand is his 12th in ODIs. Rohit’s 80 off 55 balls is his third highest rating in T20Is – the highest two being 106 off 66 balls vs South Africa at Dharamsala on October 2, 2015, and 83 off 55 balls vs Bangladesh at Dhaka on February 24, 2016. Rohit has developed into the second Indian batsman to finish 1,000 runs in a profitable trigger in T20Is – his tally being 1010 at 37.40, together with ten fifties, in 41 matches. Virat Kohli has amassed 1322 runs at a mean of 69.57 in 34 matches, together with 13 fifties, in a profitable trigger. Each Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, with 80 every, collectively maintain an Indian report for the best particular person innings vs New Zealand in T20Is.
Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had been concerned in a stand of 158 for the primary wicket – India’s highest partnership for any wicket in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing the 138 for the second wicket between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma vs South Africa at Dharamsala on October 2, 2015. India’s earlier highest opening stand in T20Is was 136 between Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag vs England at Durban on September 19, 2007.
General, the 158-run stand is the third highest opening partnership in T20Is – the best being 171 (unbroken) between Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson for New Zealand vs Pakistan at Hamilton on January 17, 2016. The aforesaid stand is the best by any pair for any wicket vs New Zealand in T20Is, eclipsing the 143 (unbroken) for the primary wicket between Michael Lumb and Alex Hales for England at Wellington on February 15, 2013.
Rohit and Dhawan had performed 98 balls throughout their aforesaid partnership – the best by any pair and the second highest for any wicket subsequent solely to the 99 balls confronted by Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara throughout their stand of 166 for the second wicket for Sri Lanka vs West Indies at Bridgetown on Might 7, 2010. Rohit Sharma (80) and Shikhar Dhawan (80) have recorded 75-plus – the third occasion when each the openers have achieved the feat in the identical innings in T20Is – the primary two had been South Africa’s Graeme Smith (88) and Loots Bosman (94) vs England at Centurion on November 15, 2009 and West Indian Johnson Charles (79) and Evin Lewis (100) vs India at Lauderhill on August 27, 2016.