India vs NZ in T20Is: Interesting stats and trivia | Cricket News
That means there is everything to play in the 3rd and final T20I of the series on Wednesday in Ahmedabad. The winner will take the series.
Over the years, these two teams have had some very interesting T20I encounters.
Before the final big game of the series, TimesofIndia.com here takes a look at some very interesting stats and trivia between India vs. New Zealand in the game’s shortest format:
# India has a % of success of 52.08 compared to 47.91 for New Zealand. Of the 24 T20I competing against each other, India won 13 and New Zealand won 10. Napier T20I, competed on November 22, 2022, the result was a draw via DLS.
# India won the knockouts in consecutive matches after they drew – one at a time in Hamilton on January 29, 2020 and in Wellington on January 31, 2020.
# New Zealand’s total of 219 to six in Wellington on February 6, 2019 is the highest total of plays against India in the T20Is.
# New Zealand’s thrilling win by 1 lap in Chennai on 11 September 2012 remains their narrowest win over India in T20I. Their win after 80 runs at Wellington on February 6, 2019 remains their biggest win in terms of runs against India.
# India’s 208 to six at Hamilton on 10 February 2019 is the highest total innings against New Zealand in the T20Is.
# During the second T20I in Lucknow on January 29, 2023, New Zealand (99/8) scored their lowest total score against India, well ahead of 111 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on November 21. 2011.
# Suryakumar YadavHit ratio of 151.16 while total score of 260, including 150, in 7 rounds is the best ratio of any Indian player to New Zealand in T20Is (minimum 150 runs).
# Suryakumar remains the only Indian player to win the century before New Zealand in the T20Is.
# Suryakumar’s strike rate of 217.64 while recording an unbeaten record of 111 on 51 passes at Mount Maunganui on November 20, 2022 is quite impressive.
# Rohit Sharma511’s total run at an average of 34.06, including sixty, in 17 innings was the highest by either side in the T20I involving India and New Zealand.
# Tim Southeewith 134 catches at a rate of 23.72 each in 107 matches, is the top catcher in the Twenty20 Internationals.
# Ish Sodhi, with 24 catches at 20.25 each in 19 matches is the top catcher of both sides in the T20I involving the two nations.
# Tim Southee, with 20 goals at 28.15 in 17 games, has the next best record.
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# India lost its first 5 T20I against New Zealand from 2007 to 2016.
# India’s consecutive losses were – before 10 runs in Johannesburg on September 16, 2007; by 7 points at Christchurch on February 25, 2009; by 5 points at Wellington on February 27, 2009; by 1 run in Chennai on September 11, 2012 and 47 runs in Nagpur on March 15, 2016.
# Prior to the eight-goal defeat in Dubai on October 31, 2021, India had won five T20I games against New Zealand – all in 2020. India’s wins were six in Auckland on January 24, 2020; by 7 hits in Auckland on January 26, 20; by single eliminations at Hamilton on January 29, 20 & in Wellington on January 31, 20 and by 7 runs at Mount Maunganui on February 2-20.
# New Zealand won all three matches at the T20 World Cup against India – won 10 in Johannesburg on 16 September 2007, won 47 in Nagpur on 15 March 2016 and won 8 match in Dubai on October 31, 2021.
# India beat New Zealand 5-0 in a bilateral series in 2019-20 in New Zealand – India’s first clean sheet win against an opponent by such a margin.
# Lokesh Rahul was rated player of the 2019-20 series in New Zealand – his only player to receive the series award.
# Rahul’s total score of 224 (average 56.00), including twenty, in five innings with a done rate of 144.51 in 2019-20 remains the highest on both sides..
# Shardul Thakur’s total of 8 goals at a rate of 19.62 each in 5 matches in the 2019-20 season is still the highest number of both sides in the bilateral series.
#109 balls that did not surpass Colin Munro’s 58 balls at Rajkot on 4 November 2017 is still the only one hundred ball by a Sri Lankan hitter in the T20Is.
# Both Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan scored exactly 80 at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi on November 1, 2017.
# Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma finished 158th (first match) in Delhi on 1 November 2017 – India’s highest partnership for any match against NZ in the T20Is.
The #98 balls that Dhawan and Rohit face in the aforementioned partnership is India’s longest run of any tie against any opponent in the Twenty20 Internationals.
# Dhawan/Rohit 158 run stand is the first century stand between India and NZ in T20Is.
# Mitchell Santer’s career best in T20 is a New Zealand pitcher’s best in T20Is/T20 World Cup against India – 4 to 11 in Nagpur on March 15, 2016 .
# Daniel Vettori’s career best of 4 to 20 in T20I also achieved against India in T20WC
# Axar Patel’s excellent 3 to 9 numbers at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 21 November 2021 made by him against New Zealand.
# Under Virat Kohli’s captain’s armband, India won six and lost two of the eight contested T20Is games against NZ – 62.50 win rate while five out of seven wins under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy – rate won 71.42.
# Ish Sodhi remains the only New Zealand pitcher to hit three four-strokes in the T20Is – 4 for 28 vs Australia in Christchurch on 22 February 2021; 4 for 28 games against Bangladesh at Hamilton on 28 March 2021 and 4 for 28 games against Scotland in Edinburgh on 27 July 2022. (all three numbers are identical)
# Ten T20Is were played between India and New Zealand in India. India won six and lost four.
# India’s five-stroke victory over New Zealand in Jaipur on 17 November 2021 was their 50th successful chase in the T20Is – the first team to achieve the feat.
Stats Courtesy: Rajesh Kumar