2019 has been a mixed one for India who started the year with their maiden Test series victory in Australia and recorded away ODI series victories against Australia and New Zealand. However, ahead of the World Cup, India lost the T20I series against New Zealand and against Australia, they lost T20I and ODI series at home. The World Cup was a rather disappointing one as they were knocked out in the semi-final after finishing the league phase as the table-toppers.
The Men in Blue were back to winning ways post the World Cup as they made a successful tour of West Indies. The last three months at home were even better for the Indian team as they saw through Test series wins against South Africa and Bangladesh. They won closely fought T20I series against Bangladesh and West Indies before signing off the year with a 2-1 series victory against the West Indians in the ODI format.
Check out the top 9 records of Indian Cricket in 2019:
9. A series of double Century:
Upwards of four individual twofold hundreds of years were recorded crosswise over five home Test matches played by India this year. Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, and Rohit Sharma scored a twofold ton in Vizag, Pune, and Ranchi separately during the 3-coordinate Test arrangement against South Africa. In this way, India turned into the primary group to record 200s in each Test of a 3-coordinate arrangement. Mayank hit a twofold century in India’s following Test against Bangladesh in Indore. In this manner, India turned into the primary side to have a twofold hundred out of four back to back Test matches.
8. A series of Victories:
An uncommon aspect concerning India’s fruitful home arrangement in Test cricket was the edges by which they won. They beat South Africa in Pune and Ranchi by innings and 137 runs and innings and 202 runs individually to finish a whitewash. Afterward, in the Indore Test, India crushed Bangladesh by innings and 130 runs and verified an innings and 137-run win in Kolkata which was set apart to be India’s first-since forever day-night Test. With that, India turned into the principal group throughout the entire existence of Test cricket to win four successive Tests by an innings edge.
7. Declarations Record:
India pronounced seven back to back innings in Test cricket beginning from the second innings of the Kingston Test during the West Indies visit. India batted multiple times crosswise over five Tests they played at home later on. Along these lines, India turned into the primary side to announce seven back to back innings in Test cricket. The record was held by England won six back to back innings during the Test arrangement in West Indies in 2009.
6. India’s factory of sixers:
Virat Kohli and Co started their home Test arrangement with some huge hitting in the Vizag Test game series against South Africa. Rohit Sharma, who was advanced as an opener without precedent for the more drawn out organization during this Test assumed a key job in it. India hit a sum of 27 sixes in the game with Rohit alone crushing a record 13 maximums. The 27 sixes by India in that match were the most by any group in a Test.
New Zealand’s 22 sixes against Pakistan in the 2014 Sharjah Test were the past most. India hit 20 progressively sixes in the following two Tests and completed the 3-coordinate arrangement with 47 maximums. These are additionally the most number of sixes by a group in any Test arrangement. They broke the record set by Australia with 40 sixes in the 2013-14 Ashes arrangement at home.
5. The winning streak:
The Men in Blue won every one of their last seven Test coordinates; a streak that started during the 2- game series Test match in West Indies. India accordingly enlisted their longest series of wins in the Test cricket outperforming their 6-match binge in 2013. India beat Australia by 4-0 and West Indies by 2-0 at home during the streak.
4. Defeating Aussies on their home ground :
India turned into the principal team to dominate the multi-match game series in all three forms against Australia on Australian soil. India whitewashed the Aussies in a 3-match series of T20I arrangements during their voyage through 2016. During the 2018/19 voyage through Australia, the Indian group enrolled their Test game in Australia as they crushed the hosts by 2-1 edge in the 4-coordinate arrangement. Afterward, India won the ODI arrangement by 2-1 edge; their two-sided ODI arrangement triumph in Australia.
3. Caribbean’s unbeaten tour:
India played 8 International games during their West Indies Tour and the USA without losing even one match. This is the third-longest all configuration visit for any group without losing a match. In 2017, India played 9 International matches on their voyage through Sri Lanka and dominated all matches. Prior to 2005, Australia played nine Internationals on their voyage through New Zealand including the debut T20I match. The Aussies won 8 matches on that visit while another game finished in a draw.
2. The Biggest Chase:
India pursued an enormous objective of 208 against West Indies in Hyderabad; the most elevated T20I pursued by India. Their past most noteworthy T20I pursuit was 207 against Sri Lanka in the 2009 Mohali T20I. The Hyderabad T20I was the third time India recorded an effective pursuit of 200+ objectives as they vanquished Australia in the 2013 Rajkot T20I while pursuing 202. In this procedure, India turned into the primary group to record three effective 200+ pursues. Australia and South Africa have two such effective pursues.
1. Three Shining Stars in Mumbai:
India’s best three went wild in the Mumbai T20I against West Indies in the arrangement decider. Rohit Sharma began with 71 off 34 balls while Virat Kohli completed with an unbeaten 29-ball 70. KL Rahul tied down the innings with a 91-run thump. The trio in this way recorded the first-historically speaking occurrence of three 70+ scores in similar innings in the Twenty20 history.
The past most elevated score accomplished by three players in the equivalent T20 innings was 67. Tom Kohler-Cadmore (96*), Adam Lyth (69) and Nicholas Pooran (67) scored 67+ runs for Yorkshire during the current year’s T20 Blast coordinate against Leicestershire.
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