The T20I series in Nov 2021 ended 3-0 in favor of India, although New Zealand had beaten India in the just-concluded T20 World Championship.
Summary of all T20I matches between India and New Zealand:
In 20 matches, India has won 9, New Zealand 9, 2 ties and no no-result.
The two ties were finally won by India through super overs, but are recorded as ties.
In India, India lead 5-3
In New Zealand, the two teams are tied 4-4 with 2 ties.
In neutral venues, New Zealand leads 2-0. Both these wins came in World Cup matches.
Batting records (100 or more runs):
RG Sharma leads by a large margin with 511 runs.
The only century is by C Munro.
The most 50+ scores are 6 by RG Sharma, followed by 4 by Munro.
Highest innings (60 and above):
Note the consistency of Munro and Sharma.
Most wickets (8 and above):
Sodhi and Santner lead with 20 and 16 wickets respectively, with Bumrah’s 12 being the best for India.
Best innings bowling (including all 3wi and better):
Santner’s 4-11 is the best overall here, while AR Patel’s 3-9 is now the best for India. The previous best for India is Bumrah’s 3-12. The three best performances are 4-fors by NZ bowlers.
Most dismissals (8 and above):
Southee has the most catches (11), while Dhoni had the most dismissals by a keeper (9, with 6 catches and 3 stumpings). Guptill also has 9 catches.
Seifert has 7 catches as a keeper, surpassing Dhoni’s tally.
RG Sharma’s 8 catches is the best by an Indian fielder.
Most innings dismissals (3 and above):
Several players have taken 3 dismissals in an innings. Latham is the only one 3 catches as a keeper, while Ronchi and Dhoni also have 3 dismissals. Santner and Guptill have taken 3 catches as fielders.
All-round match performance (20 runs and 2 wickets):
Although there are noted T20 all-rounders on both sides, there is only one instance here.