Shreyas Iyer breaks Virat Kohli’s BIG RECORD


IND vs SL Live: Shreyas Iyer once again shined with the bat for India, scoring his third consecutive half-century to help India sweep the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka. Shreyas scored an unbeaten 73 off 45 balls to help India chase 147 in the third T20I at Dharamsala. By virtue of this knock he broke Virat Kohli’s record to score most runs in a three-match T20I series. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates. 

IND vs SL Live: Shreyas Iyer breaks Virat Kohli’s BIG RECORD of most runs in a three-match series, smashes third consecutive fifty

Batting at number 3 in the series in Virat Kohli’s absence, Iyer made the most out of the opportunities. He has scored 204 runs in the series and remained not out in all the three games, scoring at a strike rate of 174.

In the first match of the series at Lucknow, he scored 57 off just 28 balls. In the second T20I, he helped India chase 184, by scoring 74 off 44 balls. With another half-century in the third T20I, he has also become the fourth Indian after Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul to score three consecutive half-centuries in T20Is.

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The 27-year old was adjudged Man of the Series for his brilliant knock in the series. Speaking during the post-match conference, when asked to pick his favorite knock of the three, he said, “Obviously, all three fifties were special for me. But yesterday, winning the series…so yeah the last one has to be very special. To be honest, you require just one ball to get in form. I’m really happy with whatever opportunities I got this series.” 

IND vs SL Live: Shreyas Iyer breaks Virat Kohli’s BIG RECORD of most runs in a three-match series, smashes third consecutive fifty

 

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