The Indian Cricket Team defeated England in the 5th T20I Match held at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat to win the Match and consequently the 2020-21 Paytm T20I series by 3-2.
- Player of the Series – Virat Kohli.
- All 5 matches took place at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
- The T20I series is part of the England Cricket Team’s visit to India to play 4-match Test series, 3 One Day Internationals (3 ODIs) & 5 Twenty20 Internationals (5 T20Is).
- India had already won the Test Series by 3-1.
Records & Highlights
Virat Kohli – 1st Cricketer to score 3,000 runs in T20I
Virat Kohli became the 1st Cricketer to score 3, 000 runs in T20 Internationals. He has taken 87 matches to achieve the milestone.
- He achieved the feat during the 2nd T20I against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
- New Zealand’s Martin Guptill is 2nd on the list of leading run-getters in T20I Cricket with 2, 839 runs while India’s Rohit Sharma is third with 2, 773 runs.
Rohit Sharma – 2nd Indian to complete 9000 runs
- Rohit Sharma became the 2nd Indian after Virat Kohli to complete 9000 runs in T20 Cricket.
- He achieved the milestone during the 4th T20I against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Team Rankings (as of March 20, 2021) – #1 England, #2 India, #3 Australia
About the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI):
President – Sourav Ganguly
Headquarters – Wankhede stadium, Mumbai, Maharashtra