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3 Massive Records broken in IND vs AFG Super 8 Match on Thursday in Antigua


IND vs AFG: Match No. 43 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 was played between Idnia and Afghanistan at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on Thursday. This was the first match of Group 1 in the Super 8, and Team India registered a clinical win. It was a special effort from the team, as they went on to win the game despite the failure of the top order.

India outplayed Afghanistan in both departments and registered a morale-booster win to get two important points on the board. Suryakumar Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah were the main contributors for the Indian team. There were some key records that were achieved in the IND vs AFG clash. In this article, we will talk about three major feats achieved in the IND vs AFG Super 8 clash in Antigua.

3 Big Records achieved in IND vs AFG Super 8 clash on Thursday

1. Most T20I Runs for India

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma failed yet again at the top. Rohit made 8 runs off 13 balls, while Virat played a knock of 24 runs off 24 balls. However, with this innings, Virat has overtaken the Indian captain and has now become the leading run scorer for Team India in the T20 internationals. Ahead of this tournament, Virat was the leading scorer in this format, but he failed in the first few games. Virat, with 4066 runs, is second highest after Babar Azam (4145).

2. Most Man of the Match in T20 Internationals

3 Massive Records broken in IND vs AFG Super 8 Match on Thursday in Antigua
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Virat Kohli holds the record for the most Man of the Match in the shorter format. He has won 15 MOTM awards in 120 matches so far. Meanwhile, Suryakumar Yadav, who scored 53 runs off 28 balls in the IND vs AFG clash, was adjudged Man of the Match. It was his 15th MOTM award in his career. With this, he equalled Virat. Interestingly, SKY has taken only 64 matches to win 15 MOTM awards, while Virat has almost played double.

3. Most consecutive wins for India in T20Is

It was the fourth win for Team India in the T202 World Cup 2024. One of their games was washed out due to rain. But overall, India have registered eight wins in a row. This is now the third-longest winning streak for the Indian team in the shorter format. Their longest winning streak in T20Is is 12 matches, which they made between November 2021 and February 2022.

Also Read: 3 Reasons why India must stick with Virat Kohli as opener in Super 8 despite his recent failures

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