India vs England: T20I head-to-head

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File Photo: Eoin Morgan and Virat Kohli. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
File Photo: Eoin Morgan and Virat Kohli. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

India and England will have a go at each other once again after a four-match Test series where the hosts won by the 3-1 margin and qualified for the final of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship. Both India and England are currently on a streak of undefeated T20I series. Here’s a brief look at the head-to-head battles between the two top teams:

Rankings and Total Matches

England currently holds first place in the T20I overall rankings while India is placed in the third position. Both sides have played against each other on 14 occasions with the scores tied at 7-7.

Team Totals

India holds the edge over England with the highest team totals. They scored 218 against the Englishmen in their first-ever T20 match back in 2007. England also scored their highest runs of 200 against India during the same game but did not win the match.

India’s lowest score against England is 120, while England scored 80 during a T20 match in 2012.

Most Runs and Wickets

Indian skipper Virat Kohli leads the most runs charts with 346 runs, followed by his England counterpart in the second with 314 runs.

Yuzvendra Chahal tops the wickets column with 9 scalps in 6 matches, followed by Harbhajan Singh in the second position. Bhajji got 8 wickets in 3 games. England’s Jade Dernbach takes the third position with 7 scalps in 5 matches.

Centuries

KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma are the only two batsmen who have managed to score centuries among the two batting heavyweights. Rahul scored the first hundred during a T20 match against England at Manchester on July 03, 2018. Batting at No.3, Rahul’s unbeaten 101 helped India past England’s 159 with 10 balls to spare.

The ‘hitman’ got his hundred against the Englishmen at Bristol on July 08, 2018. Rohit’s unbeaten 100 helped India beat England by 7 wickets in a high-scoring match. They were chasing 199 runs and got there with 8 balls to spare.

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