India and New Zealand spinners combine to create a T20I record 

Sports Tak Staff
January 302023

Most balls bowled by spinners in a men's T20I encounter (including full-member nations)

5 | In T20 World Cup 2014, 154 balls were bowled by spinners in an India vs West Indies clash

4 | In 2021, 156 balls were bowled by spinners in England vs Pakistan game at Manchester

3 | In T20 World Cup 2012, spinners bowled 156 balls in Pakistan vs Australia clash at Colombo

2 | The previous record for most balls bowled by spinners is 168 in a clash between Bangladesh and Pakistan at Dhaka in 2011

1 | On a spin-friendly Lucknow track, India and New Zealand spinners bowled a total of 179 balls

Only 5 wickets were taken by spinners as no six was hit in the low-scoring thriller

The run rate of 5.02 is the lowest in a men's T20I match in India as the target of 100 was achieved off the penultimate ball

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