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New Zealand beat India by 21 runs in the 1st T20I match with the help of a brilliant bowling performance from Mitchell Santner. India conceded 176 runs with the ball despite a very economical bowling show from spinners Washington Sundar and Kuldeep Yadav. Arshdeep Singh leaked 27 runs in the final over to give New Zealand a chance to post a competitive score. Indian top-order batters failed poorly in the run chase and despite Washington Sundar's fifty, couldn't save the day for Team India.

Numbers and Stats from IND vs NZ 1st T20I match:

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This is the first T20I loss for the Indian men's team at Ranchi venue.

1 - Washington Sundar recorded his maiden fifty in his T20I career.

Washington Sundar's highest score in T20s:
54*(46) vs Rajasthan in SMAT 2019/20
53(37) vs Meghalaya in SMAT 2018/19
50(28) vs New Zealand in Ranchi, 2023

Highest Score in men's T20I for India while batting at number 6 (or) lower position:
Axar Patel - 65(31) vs SL in Pune, 2023
Dinesh Karthik - 55(27) vs SA in Rajkot, 2022
MS Dhoni - 52*(28) vs SA in Centurion, 2018
Manish Pandey - 50*(36) vs NZ in Wellington, 2020
Washington Sundar - 50(28) vs NZ in Ranchi, 2023  

Notably, from the above list only Axar Patel and Washington Sundar has scored a fifty while batting at number 6 (or) lower position and also have taken two wickets to their name in a T20I game.

5 - Suryakumar Yadav has surpassed MS Dhoni to become 5th highest run-scorer for India in men's T20I history.

Most runs for India in men's T20I:
Virat Kohli - 4008
Rohit Sharma - 3853
KL Rahul - 2265
Shikhar Dhawan - 1759
Suryakumar Yadav - 1625
MS Dhoni - 1617

10 - New Zealand has defeated India for the 10th time in men's T20I overall.

Most wins vs India in men's T20I:
England - 11 (23 games)
Australia - 10 (26 games)
South Africa - 10 (24 games)
New Zealand - 10 (23 games)

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Mitchell Santner has conceded just 11 runs in this T20I game against India.

Least runs conceded by Mitchell Santner in a T20I inning (min. 4 overs bowled):
4/11 vs India in Nagpur, 2016
2/11 vs India in Ranchi, 2023
3/12 vs Sri Lanka in Pallekele, 2019

23 -
Ish Sodhi has taken 23 wickets against India in T20Is.

Most wickets against opposition in T20Is:
Rashid Khan - 37 vs Ireland
Tim Southee - 28 vs Pakistan
Mustafizur Rahman - 24 vs Zimbabwe
Rashid Khan - 23 vs Zimbabwe
Yuzvendra Chahal - 23 vs Sri Lanka
Ish Sodhi - 23 vs India

27 -
Arshdeep Singh conceded 27 runs in the final over of 1st innings.

Most runs conceded by an Indian bowler in an over in men's T20I:
Shivam Dube - 34 vs New Zealand in Mt. Maunganui, 2020
Stuart Binny - 32 vs West Indies in Lauderhill, 2016
Shardul Thakur - 27 vs Sri Lanka in Colombo (RPS), 2018
Arshdeep Singh - 27 vs New Zealand in Ranchi, 2023

50 -
Washington Sundar completed the milestone of taking 50 wickets in international cricket.