England after winning the toss and opting to field were brilliant with the ball and none of the Indian batsman could answer for them. However, only Virat Kohli played very well in the death overs after the top-order failed and was dismissed cheaply. Chasing 157, Jos Buttler’s 26-ball fifty clinched them a convincing victory in the 3rd T20I, going up the series 2-1.
Let us have a look at some of the numbers and stats of 3rd T20I
9: England have won 9 T20Is vs India, which is the joint-most for any team vs India in T20Is.
Most T20I wins vs India:
England – 9*
Australia – 9
New Zealand – 8
South Africa / West Indies – 6
50: Jos Buttler registered his 50th fifty-plus score in international cricket across all 3 formats of the game. He became only the 2nd English wicket-keeper after Alec Stewart to record 50 fifty-plus scores in international cricket.
11: Virat Kohli registered his 11th fifty-plus score as captain in T20I and its joint-most for any player.
Most fifty-plus score as captain in T20I:
Virat Kohli – 11*
Kane Williamson – 11
Aaron Finch – 10
Eoin Morgan – 9
Faf du Plessis – 8
4: KL Rahul recorded his 4th duck in T20Is making it joint-most with Rohit Sharma for an Indian opener in this format specifically.
77*: Virat Kohli registered his highest individual T20I score against England surpassing his previous best of 73* from the second T20I.
100: Eoin Morgan became the 1st England player to play 100 T20Is and 4th player overall in the T20I history.
Players who played 100+ T20I matches:
3: In the 1st three T20Is, atleast one England bowler has bowled a wicket-maiden over –
1st T20I – Jofra Archer bowled a wicket-maiden over
2nd T20I – Sam Curran bowled a wicket-maiden over
3rd T20I – Chris Jordan bowled a wicket-maiden over