New Zealand will be facing India in Ranchi in the 2nd T20I after losing the 1st match by 5 wickets in Jaipur. Despite starting the series on a winning note, India have some issues to be addressed. At one stage, it was expected to be an easy win for India but they faced hiccups in an easy chase and won it with just 2 balls to spare. Historically, both teams have played competitive cricket in T20Is as their head-to-head suggests 9-9 for both sides. Indian team will look to take an unassailable 2-0 lead and seal the series.
Numbers and Stats before start of Ind vs NZ 2nd T20I:
9 – India has never lost a 3 match bilateral T20I series in home soil. They have won all the 9 T20I bilateral series (Minimum 3 matches) in home soil.
10 – If New Zealand wins the 2nd T20I match, then they will become the first team to win 10 T20I matches against India.
11 – Martin Guptill needs 11 more runs to surpass Virat Kohli and become highest run-scorer in T20I history.
12 – Rohit Sharma & KL Rahul have 12 fifty-plus run partnership in T20Is.
Most fifty-plus partnership in T20Is:
Kevin O’Brien-Paul Stirling : 13
Kyle Coetzer-George Munsey : 12
Martin Guptill-Kane Williamson : 12
KL Rahul-Rohit Sharma : 12
94 – Glenn Phillips has smashed 94 sixes this year in overall T20s.
Most Sixes in T20s during 2021:
Glenn Phillips – 94
Liam Livingstone – 86
Evin Lewis – 82
450 – Rohit Sharma needs 1 more six to complete 450 sixes in international cricket.
50 – If Yuzvendra Chahal gets to play then he will be playing his 50th T20I match.