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Published on February 1st, 2017 | by Guest Writer

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India v England, 3rd T20I, Bangalore – Chahal dominates England, India win series

Yuzvendra Chahal becomes only the second player to bag  six wickets in T20I innings, which helps India to seal the seventh straight series for Virat Kohli as a captain. Here are some statistical highlights of the decider game between India and England.

3 Times toss won by England in this series, deciding to field first in all three occasions.

0 Number players younger than Rishabh Pant to represent India in T20I. He debuts at the age of 19 years, 120 days. The previous youngest for India in T20I was Ishant Sharma (19 years, 152 days) in 2008.

2010 Last time Suresh Raina scored fifty in T20Is before today’s effort. He had fifty against Zimbabwe in 2010 and played 37 innings since then.

1 First T20I fifty for MS Dhoni. It took 76 innings for his to score maiden T20I fifty, taking most matches to score first fifty. The previous highest was by Gary Wilson of Ireland who took 42 matches.

6 Times India have scored 200-plus in T20I innings, joint third most by a team with England and West Indies. South Africa (10) and Australia (9) have more 200-plus innings in T20I.

6 Wickets by Yuzvendra Chahal in this match, first Indian bowler to take 5 or more wickets in an inning in T20Is. Previous best for India was by Ravi Ashwin (4-8). He becomes only the second bowler to take 6 wickets in an innings in T20Is after Ajantha Medis who had done twice.

4 Bilateral T20I series win for India involving 3 matches. India have played 3 such series winnings all of them involving this series.

7 Straight series win for Virat Kohli as a captain across formats, equals MS Dhoni’s record. Dhoni achieved this feat between January 2013 to November 2013.

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