New Zealand vs India 2019, 3rd T20I - Stats Preview
The host New Zealand and the visiting side India will meet on Sunday (10 February) at the Seddon Park (Hamilton) to play the third and final T20I of the series. Both teams have won one game each in this series. So, the Hamilton T20I is going to be the series decider.
Before the Hamilton T20I, here we are looking at some essential stats preview.
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1. The Seddon Park (Hamilton) has organised eight T20Is, where the first batting team won four matches and the second batting team won four times.
2. At Seddon Park (Hamilton), the first batting average = 172.63 (average run-rate = 8.77) and second batting average = 157 (average run-rate = 8.90).
3. New Zealand has played eight T20Is at Seddon Park (Hamilton). Out of those, they won six matches and lost only twice.
4. India hasn’t played a T20I game at Seddon Park (Hamilton) yet.
1. In their last 10 T20Is, New Zealand won three matches and lost the other seven.
2. In their previous 10 T20Is, India won six games, lost three matches, and one had no result in a match.
3. India hasn’t lost in their last nine T20I bilateral series (won seven series and drew two series) that consists of more than one match. India last time lost a T20I bilateral series (more than one match) in August 2016 against Windies in the USA.
4. Comprising more than one game in a T20I bilateral series, New Zealand has lost the last two series and both against Pakistan.
5. Consisting more than one match in a T20I bilateral series, New Zealand has won five out of their last six home series.
6. It is the third T20I bilateral series between India and New Zealand that consisted of more than one game. Earlier, New Zealand (2009) and India (2017) both won their home series.
New Zealand cricketers’ stats
1. New Zealand skipper (1,056 runs) is 57 runs away to become 2nd highest run-scorer as a captain in T20Is. Former Indian skipper has 1,112 runs as a T20I captain, and at present, he is the second most run-scorer as a T20I captain. The record holder in this list is (South Africa/ICC World XI) as he has scored 1,252 runs as a T20I captain.
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2. New Zealand leg-spinner (43 wickets) is the only wicket away to become the third highest T20I wicket-taker for his country. Currently, he is the joint third highest T20I wicket-taker for New Zealand as he is levelled with Kyle Mills’ T20I wicket tally (43 wickets). The top two in this list are (67 wickets) and Nathan McCullum (58 wickets).
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Indian cricketers’ stats
1. Indian leg-spinner (45 wickets) needs to take five more wickets to complete 50 T20I wickets. Currently, he is the third highest T20I wicket-taker for India. The top two in this list are (52 wickets) and (48 wickets).
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2. Indian opener (823 runs) needs to score 73 more runs to become the highest run-getter as an Indian batsman in away T20Is (Home of opposition) . currently holds the record with 895 runs.
Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: Getty Images)