12 Dec 2019
Statistical review of Team India in T20Is this year
India are currently ranked fifth in the T20I table.
However, they are likely to rise in the coming year, with a number of matches to be played.
Meanwhile, here is the statistical review of India's T20I campaign.
Virat Kohli asserts his dominance with the bat
As for the most runs in the format, it is skipper Virat Kohli who outshined everyone.
In 10 innings, he managed to score 466 runs at an average of 77.66.
He had a strike-rate of 147.93, including the top score of an unbeaten 94.
As a result, he is ranked 10th among T20I batsmen.
Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma is next to him, scoring 396 runs.
Kohli's average proves his fine run with the bat
Batting average is important in any format of the game.
And, as for this year in T20Is, Kohli's outstanding outing with the bat has helped him come up with the best batting average in the format.
With an average of 77.66, Kohli is way ahead of second-placed KL Rahul, who has 44.50 from nine matches.
At number three is MS Dhoni (43.33).
Kohli makes his mark with top score
The 31-year-old Kohli notched the best innings by an Indian batsman this year.
He scored an unbeaten 94 in the opening T20I against WI and helped India script a record chase.
Meanwhile, Rahul is next to him, with the knock of 91 against WI on Wednesday.
Furthermore, Kohli has also scored the most number of half-centuries this year (5).
Kohli and Rahul dominate with boundaries
In T20Is, boundaries matter a lot. As for the same, Kohli plundered the most number of sixes this year (23), one more than Rohit. Meanwhile, Rahul has been charismatic, for hitting through the ground, with most fours (35).
Deepak Chahar: The rising star among bowlers
Bowlers, too, play an important role, while the format is not so easy for them.
Nonetheless, pacer Deepak Chahar was the find of the year among Indian bowlers, as he finished with the most wickets (16).
He achieved the mark in nine matches at an average of 13 and an economy-rate of 6.53.
Next to him is Yuzvendra Chahal, with eight from nine.
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Chahar rattles it with the best spell
Considering the best performance in a match, Chahar's 6/7 against Bangladesh stole the show. It helped India recover from the jaws of defeat. Next to him is Jasprit Bumrah (3/16).
Rahul: The most reliable man on the field
Catches win you matches.
On the same note, the most successful fielder for the side this year has been Rahul, who inflicted seven dismissals in nine matches, having claimed seven catches.
As for a wicket-keeper, Rishabh Pant had the most dismissals (6) from 16 matches, which he also accounted for the most stumpings to his name (3).
India rout Windies with mammoth total
Analyzing the team stats, the highest score India managed was 240.
They got the same against West Indies on Wednesday at the Wankhede.
India won the match by 67 runs and it was also their highest margin of win this year in terms of runs.
Considering their win in terms of wickets, it was an eight-wicket victory against Bangladesh last month.