Team India in action© AFP
Team India had an unforgettable night on Sunday, after beating Australia by 6 wickets in the third and final T20I to claim the three-match T20I series 2-1. Chasing 187, Virat Kohli’s 63-run knockout and Suryakumar Yadav’s blistering 69 runs, helped Team India take the win in the third T20I match at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Apart from this, the Rohit Sharma led side reached another milestone by registering the most number of wins in T20I competitions in a calendar year.
With the win, Team India surpassed their arch-rival Pakistan, who previously had the record of 20 T20I wins in 2021, which was their maximum so far. With the win over Australia on Sunday, Team India recorded their 21st T20I win of 2022.
During the match, Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli played punches of 69 and 63 respectively as Team India chased the goal of 187 to win the third T20I by six wickets to take the series 2-1.
Previously, Tim David and Cameron Green had scored 54 and 52 respectively to help Australia to 186/7 in 20 overs. For India, Axar Patel returned with three wickets.
Team India will then face South Africa in a three-game T20I series, which begins on Wednesday.
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