India vs New Zealand's riveting records & stats in T20Is

November 16, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

Hardik Pandya-led India and Kane Williamson's New Zealand are gearing up for the three-match T20I series which is set to start from November 18.

Let's walk you through some interesting stats and records which India and New Zealand have recorded playing against each other in T20Is.

The first T20I series was played between New Zealand and India in 2008/09 and was won by New Zealand.

Out of 21 T20Is played so far between them, India have won 11 while Kiwis have emerged victorious in 9 matches as one match ended with no result.

Highest team total in a T20I innings: New Zealand scored 219/6 in the first T20I of the India tour of New Zealand in 2019.

Lowest team total in a T20I innings: India were bundled out for just 79 runs in the Group 2 encounter of the T20 World Cup 2016.

Most runs in T20Is: Rohit Sharma has amassed 511 runs in 17 matches against Kiwis at a strike rate of 141.16, which includes six fifties.

Most wickets in T20Is: Kiwis spinner Ish Sodhi has grabbed 20 wickets in 15 contests against India at an economy of 7.26.

Highest individual score in T20Is: Colin Munro scored a 58-ball 109 in the second T20I of the New Zealand tour of India in November 2017.

Interestingly, Munro remains the only batter to score a century in match-ups between the two sides in the shortest format of the game.

Best bowling figures in T20Is: Mitchell Santner’s 4/11 derailed the Indian batters in a run chase of 127 in the same match where India recorded their lowest total against New Zealand in T20Is

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