India and England face off in the series-decider in Ahmedabad on Saturday evening. Team India hasn’t lost a single home T20I series under Virat Kohli’s captaincy and the home side will be pumped up to win the decider and keep their record intact against the most competitive T20I side England.
Let us look at some of the important numbers before the start of 5th T20I:
7 – If India wins the 5th T20I then Virat Kohli will have most wins as a captain against England in T20Is.
Most wins as captain vs England in T20Is:
Virat Kohli / Darren Sammy – 6
George Bailey – 4
50 – If KL Rahul plays today then he will become 9th Indian player to play 50 T20Is for India. Other 8 Indians who played 50 T20Is are Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja
29 – If Virat Kohli wins today’s T20I then he will go past two-time T20 World Cup winning captain Darren Sammy’s record of 28 wins in T20Is as captain [Super over wins have been counted].
100 – If England wins today they will become only the 2nd team after Australia to win 100 matches across the three formats against India.
40 – Rohit Sharma needs 40 more runs to go past Martin Guptill and become the 2nd highest run-scorer in T20Is after compatriot Virat Kohli, who has 3079 runs to his name.
Most runs in T20Is:
Virat Kohli – 3079
Martin Guptill – 2839
Rohit Sharma – 2800*
500 – Virat Kohli needs 3 more runs to become the only player to score 500 T20I runs against 3 different teams. No other player has scored 500+ runs against more than one opponent team.
500+ runs vs opposition team in T20Is:
Virat Kohli – Aus(718), WI(501) [Only player to score 500+ runs against two different oppositions]
Mohammad Hafeez – NZ (552)
Aaron Finch – Eng (550)
Paul Stirling – Afg (543)
Rohit Sharma – WI (519)
Martin Guptill – Pak (509)