England beat India in 3rd T20I: List of records broken

Rajdeep Saha
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England beat India in 3rd T20I: List of records broken
England beat India in 3rd T20I: List of records broken

16 Mar 2021: England beat India in 3rd T20I: List of records broken

Jos Buttler's match-winning knock helped England seal the deal in the third T20I against India in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.

With this victory, England have taken a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Put into bat, India rode on skipper Virat Kohli's fine 77* to post 156/6 after stuttering early on.

England saw Buttler (83*) do well to seal victory by eight wickets.

Here's more.

3rd T20I: How did the match pan out?

India were off to a dismal start and managed 24/3 in the first six overs.

From there on Kohli added three crucial stands and his efforts helped India amass 156/6.

England were clinical with the ball and the pacers excelled once again.

In reply, England lost Jason Roy early on but Buttler made sure the visitors got the job done.

Kohli: Kohli smashes 27th T20I fifty

Kohli played a key role in helping India resurrect their innings.

After becoming the first batsman in T20Is to surpass the 3,000-run mark in the second T20I, Kohli has raced to 3,078 runs.

He smashed his 27th career T20I fifty and a third versus England.

Kohli has raced to 496 career runs against England.

He has 278 fours and 88 sixes in T20Is.

Bowlers: A look at the notable records scripted by the bowlers

Chris Jordan (2/45) became the ninth bowler in T20Is to have taken 70 or more wickets.

He steered clear of New Zealand's Ish Sodhi (69).

Yuzvendra Chahal has raced to 62 career T20I scalps, including 12 against England.

He equaled the tally of veteran West Indies all-rounder Dwyane Bravo (62).

Mark Wood (3/31) registered his best bowling figures against India.

Buttler: Buttler surpasses Dhoni's tally, hits 11th fifty

England opener Jos Buttler hit his 11th career T20I fifty and a second versus India.

Notably, Buttler went past the 1,600-run mark in T20Is.

He became the third Englishman to do so and is now the second-highest scorer for the Three Lions, going past Alex Hales.

Buttler also surpassed MS Dhoni's tally of 1,617 runs.

He has now smashed his highest score in T20Is.

Fact: Bairstow gets past 1,000 runs, Rahul disappoints

Jonny Bairstow surpassed the 1,000-run mark in T20Is. He became just the fifth Englishman to achieve this tally. Indian opener KL Rahul scored his second successive duck and a fourth in T20Is.