Axar Patel breaks Venkatesh Iyer's record with 9-ball 21 cameo

January 07, 2023

Sports Tak Staff

Most runs by an Indian batter at no.6 or lower position in a T20I series 

5 | Wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik scored 83 runs in the famous Nidahas Trophy 2018 including Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

4 | Manish Pandey scored 89 runs in the series against New Zealand in 2020

3 | Dinesh Karthik scored 92 runs against South Africa in 2022 which includes his maiden T20I fifty

2 | All-rounder Venkatesh Iyer scored 92 runs in the series against West Indies last year

1 | Axar Patel is on top with 117 runs in the recently-concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka

Axar Patel scored an unbeaten 21 off just 9 deliveries including 4 boundaries to help India post 228/5 in series decider

In the second T20I, Axar Patel scored 65 in unsuccessful run chase and became first Indian batter to score T20I fifty at no.7

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