Big T20I record waiting for Shreyas Iyer, the sooner it is broken, the more special it will become
Hope to play a key role in middle order for India
KL Rahul will lead India in the five-match series and in the absence of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant will have much more responsibility. Eyes will also be on Dinesh Karthik who had an impressive performance with the bat in IPL 2022.
Shreyas Iyer is expected to play a key role in the middle-order for India as Suryakumar Yadav is also out with an injury. Iyer, who captains Kolkata Knight Riders, will need to go ahead with the bat in the T20 World Cup year. They can also achieve a milestone in T20 Internationals.
Would like to make this record fast
Shreyas Iyer is 191 runs away from becoming the 8th batsman for India to complete 1,000 runs in men’s T20I cricket. Iyer will join a notable list of Indian batsmen, including skipper Rohit Sharma, former captain Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh, who have played at least one game for India in the shortest format of the game. Has scored less than 1000 runs. ,
Apart from this, Shreyas Iyer also has a chance to become the third fastest Indian batsman to score 1,000 runs in men’s T20I cricket.
List of special batsmen
So far these batsmen have scored the fastest T20 runs for India.
Virat Kohli – 29 matches in 2015
KL Rahul – 32 matches in 2019
Rohit Sharma – 47 matches in 2016
Iyer was in top form last time
Shreyas Iyer has scored 809 runs in 36 matches at an average of 36.77 and an impressive strike rate of over 140. Iyer was in tremendous form for India for the last time as he hit 3 consecutive fifties in India’s 3-0 sweep against Sri Lanka in February. Iyer finished the series with scores of 57 not out, 74 not out and 73 not out.