India vs Bangladesh 1st T20I 2019 Match at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi to Be the 1000th Game in Twenty20 Cricket
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T20I format in cricket is set to reach 1000 tally with India vs Bangladesh 1st T20I 2019 match at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on Sunday (November 3). The IND vs BAN 1st T20I game will be the 1000th match in the history of Twenty20 cricket. There were three T20I matches scheduled to be played on November 3, however, India vs Bangladesh game got the privilege of becoming the 1000th T20I match. England vs New Zealand 2nd T20I and Australia vs Pakistan 1st T20I were the other two matches which were also scheduled to be played on Sunday (November 3). India Vs Bangladesh, Cricket Score 1st T20I Match. 

England vs New Zealand match in Wellington, which started on Sunday at 6:30 am (IST), became the 998th T20I game while Australia vs Pakistan match in Sydney became the 999th T20I game. Hence, India vs Bangladesh 1st T20I will be the 1000th T20I game. Rohit Sharma to Surpass MS Dhoni As Most-Capped T20I Indian Cricketer During India vs Bangladesh 1st T20I 2019 Match. 

Rohit Sharma, who will be leading India in the three T20Is in the absence of Virat Kohli, is also set to surpass MS Dhoni as most-capped T20I Indian cricketer. Both the cricketers have played 98 T20I matches so far and with the absence of MS Dhoni in the IND vs BAN 2019 series, Sharma will become the most capped T20I player for India. Many youngsters are also part of India’s T20I squad against Bangladesh. Youngsters KL Rahul, Shardul Thakur, Manish Panday, Deepak Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shivam Dube and Krunal Pandya have also been inducted in the squad for T20I series. India vs Bangladesh 2019, 1st T20I 2019 Match Preview: Focus Shifts From Pollution to Cricket as Asian Rivals Gear Up for 1st Game. 

Bangladesh have a very poor record against India when talking about T20Is. Bangladesh have lost all the eight T20I matches they played against India so far. In the absence of Shakib Al Hasan, the team is led by Mahmudullah.