India held on to their nerves in the third and deciding T20I of the series and registered a 30 run victory to clinch the series 2-1. Chasing a target of 174, the visitors were bundled out for 144 and lost the match. Deepak Chahar was India’s hero with the ball as the pacer took six wickets and registered the best figures for a bowler in T20Is. In fact, it was all the youngsters who came good in for the host and helped the Men in Blue to avoid a great upset. After two scintillating knocks by KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer in the first innings, Deepak Chahar came to the party with the ball and completely dismantled the opposition batting line-up. However, Bangladesh gave a good fight to the home side as Mohammad Nain scored 81 runs and at one point seemed like taking the match away. But his team faced a collapsed which cost them the match. India Vs Bangladesh, Live Cricket Score 3rd T20I Match.
Earlier in the match, Mahmudullah won the toss and invited India to bat first. The decision seemed impeccable as both Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma were dismissed for low scores. However, KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer came to India’s rescue and brought their team’s innings back on track. Both the batsman registered their respective half-centuries and helped India post a gigantic score of 174 in the first innings. For Bangladesh, Shaiful Islam and Soumya Sarkar took two wickets apiece. Yuzvendra Chahal Becomes Fastest Indian Bowler to Scalp 50 T20I Wickets.
The Indian camp will be quite satisfied with their performance and the side came good in all three departments. While Bangladesh also put up a decent performance and but failed to succumb the pressure and lost the series. The nail-biting clash witnessed a lot of records being made and broken. Let’s look at some of them.
# Deepak Chahar took 6/8 in the second innings which are the best figures by a bowler in a T20I match.
# The pacer became the fourth Indian to take a five-wicket haul in the shortest International format.
# Chahar is the first Indian bowler to take a hattrick in Men's T20Is.
# In 2019, Indian bowlers took a hat-trick in all three formats and became the first team to register hat-tricks across formats in a calendar year.
# Yuzvendra Chahal became the third Indian to scalp 50 wickets in T20Is.
# Chahal reached the landmark in his 34th match which is the fastest Indian and fifth fastest overall.
# KL Rahul went past Gautam Gambhir’s tally of 932 T20I runs and became India’s seventh highest run-scorer in the shortest format of the game.
# Shikhar Dhawan became the third Indian batsman to complete 1500 runs in T20Is.
# Shreyas Iyer brought up his maiden T20I fifty.
# Mohammad Naim registered his maiden fifty in International Cricket.
# This is the first Instance where Mustafizur Rehaman has gone wicketless in a three-match T20I series.
# In 2019, India won their first T20I while defending a target at home.
With this win, India’s heads will even higher and will eye to extend their good run in the upcoming two-match Test series. The battle in whites will commence on November 14 and let’s see, what Bangladesh has to offer against the number one ranked Test side.