Review of T20I series between New Zealand and India, Nov 2022

A total of 22 T20Is have been played between these teams.

Overall, NZ trail 9-10 with 3 ties.

In NZ, NZ trail 4-5 with 3 ties

In Ind, NZ trail 3-5 with 0 ties

In neutral, NZ lead 2-0 with 0 ties

In the just-concluded series, India won 1-0 with one DLS tie and a washout.

We now look at individual performances, starting with Batting:

Most runs scored, 100 or more:

RG Sharma, who missed this series, has the most runs (511) followed by another absentee C Munro with 426 and then Williamson with 419. Only Munro and SA Yadav have scored centuries. The most 50+ scores are 6 by RG Sharma and 4 by C Munro.

Best innings scores, 60 or more:

Here we see that SA Yadav’s 111* is the highest individual innings in this series, surpassing the 109* by C Munro in 2017 and India’s previous record of 80 by RG Sharma and 80 by S Dhawan, both in the same match in 2017.

Highest strike rate (Minimum 250 balls):

Led by Munro. The best SR among those who played this series was by Williamson

Bowling: Most wickets (8 and more):

Led by IS Sodhi with 22, closely followed by Southee with 20. For India the best is Bumrah with 12. TG Southee took a hat-trick in this series.

Best innings bowling (including all instances of 3wi):

The record here was set by part-time bowler DJ Hooda with 4-10 in this series. Next is 4-11 by MJ Santner in 2016. For India, M Siraj (4-17) also exceeded India’a previous best of 3-9 by AR Patel set in 2021.

Most dismissals (6 and more):

The best is 13 by TG Southee (all as fielder). Next is 9 by MS Dhoni (all as keeper). RR Pant also took 8 as a keeper.

Most innings dismissals (3 or more):

Several keepers and fielders have taken 3 dismissals in an innings.

All-round match performance (Minimum 20 runs and 2 wickets in an innings):

Despite the presence of numerous good white-ball all-rounders on both sides, there is only one who has scored 20 runs and taken 2 wickets in a match.