India created a record by defeating Sri Lanka on Sunday 3-0. With the victory, Rohit and Co. equalled their win with Afghanistan and Romania ( 12 consecutive T20I wins)
On the 3rd t20I against Sri Lanka, Shreyas Iyer scored his third half-century in a row. He also received the “Man of the match” title. India became the first team in the world to whitewash three teams in three series in a row.
Indian cricket team equals the T20I World Record for most consecutive wins with 12 victories
- India beat New Zealand 3-0 in NOV 2021
- India beat West Indies 3-0 in Feb 2021
- India beat Sri Lanka 3-0 in Feb 2021
With the win, India equalled Afghanistan and Romania’s MOST CONSECUTIVE T20I Wins record.
India’s winning streak and how it started
India ended the T20 World Cup champion with 3 consecutive victories. India began their winning streak against Afghanistan. With a whitewash over New Zealand and the West Indies and now Sri Lanka, India made it 12 wins in a row.
India’s wins in T20Is
- 66 runs vs Afghanistan
- 8 wickets vs Scotland
- 9 wickets vs Namibia
- 5 wickets vs New Zealand
- 7 wickets vs New Zealand
- 73 runs vs New Zealand
- 6 wickets vs West Indies
- 8 runs vs West Indies
- 17 runs vs West Indies
- 62 runs vs Sri Lanka
- 7 wickets vs Sri Lanka
- 6 wickets vs Sri Lanka *
Apart from India, Romania and Afghanistan have the most number of T20 wins in a row. Afghanistan won 12 matches in a row between February 5 and September 15 winning 12 matches in a row. Their victory against Ireland was at a figure of 5-0. Romania had the same record against the European countries.