IND vs AFG: A unique record for this star of Team India by batting 3 times in a single match

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This player came to bat 3 times in a single match

IND vs AFG 3rd T20I: The final match of the 3-match T20 series between India and Afghanistan was very thrilling. The result of this match came after playing two super overs. This was the first time in international cricket that two super overs were played in the same match. During this match, a star player of Team India achieved a unique record. The player became the first player to bat three times in a single T20 match.

This star player batted 3 times in a single match.

In this match, Team India won the toss and batted first and scored 212 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. Chasing the target, Afghanistan also scored 212 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. After that, the first super over was played between the two teams which ended in a draw. The second Super Over was then played between the two teams, in which Team India won. Notably, Indian captain Rohit Sharma batted on all three occasions. He became the first player to do so in international cricket.

Rohit Sharma was the hero of the team’s win.

Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 121 off 69 balls in this match. During this time he hit 11 fours and 8 sixes. This was his 5th century in T20 cricket. Then Rohit Sharma scored 13 runs off 4 balls in the first super over. At the same time, he came to bat in the second super over as well. During this time he scored 11 runs in 3 balls.

Such was the thrill of the Super Over.

In the first super over, Afghanistan scored 16 runs for the loss of one wicket while batting first. In response to which Team India also scored only 16 runs. In such a situation, another super over was played between the two teams. This time Team India scored 11 runs while batting first. But this time the Afghanistan team could score only 1 run and lost both the wickets due to which the match went in the hands of the Indian team.

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