With the victory over Afghanistan in the second T20 played between India and Afghanistan in Indore, India has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. With the victory in this match, captain Rohit Sharma has created history. He has made many records. Hitman has equaled the records of former Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Rohit Sharma has become the second captain in the world to win 10 consecutive bilateral T20 series. Earlier, Sarfaraz had made this record. The series win over Afghanistan was Rohit's 12th bilateral T20 series win as captain. This is also a new record. With this, he also equaled Dhoni's record of winning most T20 matches as captain. Under the captaincy of Dhoni, Team India played 72 matches and won 41. Under the captaincy of Rohit, the Indian team played 53 matches and won 41.
Talking about the match, Indian captain Rohit had won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, Afghanistan scored 172 runs after losing all the wickets in 20 overs. Gulbadin Naib scored the highest 57 runs. He hit five fours and four sixes in his innings of 35 balls. At the same time, Najibullah Zadran was out after scoring 23 runs in 21 balls and Karim Janat was out after scoring 20 runs in 10 balls. Whereas Mujeeb ur Rehman played a brilliant inning of 21 runs in nine balls with the help of two fours and two sixes. Arshdeep Singh took three wickets for India. Whereas, Ravi Bishnoi and Akshar Patel got two wickets each. Shivam Dubey got one wicket.
India achieved the target by losing four wickets in 15.4 overs. Rohit was out without opening his account in the second consecutive T20. At the same time, Virat Kohli, who was returning to T20 after 14 months, played an inning of 29 runs in 16 balls with the help of five fours. Yashasvi Jaiswal along with Shivam Dubey made a partnership of 92 runs for the third wicket. Yashasvi played a stormy innings of 68 runs in 34 balls with the help of five fours and six sixes. Jitesh could not open the account. At the same time, Dubey remained unbeaten after scoring 63 runs in 32 balls with the help of five fours and four sixes. Rinku remained unbeaten after scoring nine runs. Karim Janat took two wickets for Afghanistan. Whereas, Fazalhaq Farooqui and Naveen Ul Haq got one wicket each.