Most runs in a bilateral T20I series for India:
KL Rahul scored 224 runs against the NZ in the 5 matches which is the maximum scored by any Indian in a bilateral series. The previous record was owned by Virat Kohli (199) against Australia during the three-match T20I series.
KL Rahul in the 5-match T20I series vs NZ:
- The fifties in 1st two T20Is as a keeper. (1st player)
- Fastest to 1000 T20I runs as an opener. (24 inns)
- Most runs by an Indian in a bilateral T20I series. (224 runs)
- Most runs as a keeper in a Men's T20I series/tournament.
Most bilateral series wins as captain (after 15 T20I series)
10 - Virat Kohli
9 - Faf du Plessis
7 - Eoin Morgan
6 - Darren Sammy
5 - MS Dhoni
Another record for Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma slams 21st T20I half-century with his knock of 60* in 5th T20I. With 21 fifties and 4 century, the Mumbaikar now has the most 50-plus scores in the shortest format (in international cricket).
Most Maiden Overs in T20Is:
7 - Jasprit Bumrah
6 - Nuwan Kulasekara
5 - Harbhajan Singh, Ajantha Mendis, Trent Johnston (Ire), Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Naveed (UAE).
Forgettable match for Shivam Dube
Most expensive overs in T20Is:
36 - Stuart Broad v Ind, 2007
34 - SHIVAM DUBE v NZ, TODAY
32 - Izatullah Dawlatzai v Eng, 2012
32 - Wayne Parnell v Eng, 2012
32 - Stuart Binny v WI, 2016
32 - Max O'Dowd v Scot, 2019
Clean sweeps for India away from home
Clean sweeps for India away from home (3+ match):
3-0 v Australia in AUS 2015/16
3-0 v West Indies in USA/WI 2019
5-0 v New Zealand in NZ 2020
NZ hit most sixes, still lost the series
New Zealand lost all the matches despite hitting more number of sixes than India.
The Black Caps hit 39 maximums while Team India smashed 35. The hosts also hit more boundaries than India in the five-match series. Indian batsmen hit 55 fours in the five games while hosts struck 64 of them.