India after being forced to bat posted a competitive total of 185/8 and ended up winning the thriller in the last over by a margin of 8 runs and kept the series alive by keeping it intact on 2-2. Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow partnership looked much threatening and game was slipping out of team India’s hands, however, Shardul Thakur picked two wickets in two consecutive balls during 17th over and helped the team secure a crucial win.
Let us look at some of the numbers from the 4th T20I
1 – Surya Kumar Yadav became the 1st Indian player to hit a six off the first ball of international cricket.
5 – Surya Kumar Yadav became only the 5th Indian player to score fifty-plus score in debut T20I innings itself.
8 – Adil Rashid picked the wicket of Virat Kohli for 8th time in international cricket today and became 2nd joint-best overall with many English bowlers like Stokes, Anderson, Moeen Ali and Graeme Swann. Only Tim Southee has dismissed Virat Kohli more times (10) than him.
4 – Jofra Archer registered his best bowling figure of 4/33 in T20I.
4 – For a 4th time in a row in this T20I series, England bowled a wicket-maiden over against India. Starting from Jofra Archer, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan today now Adil Rashid also bowled a wicket-maiden over in this T20I series against India.
16 – Hardik Pandya bowled the most economical spell in his T20I career by conceding just 16 runs off 4 overs he bowled. His previous economical spell was 1/22 vs SA in 2018.
3 – Rohit Sharma became only the 3rd player to complete 50 T20I sixes in home ground alone after Martin Guptill and Colin Munro.