India overcame Afghanistan after a second Tremendous Over in a heart-stopping T20 Worldwide to finish a 3-0 sequence sweep on an evening of excessive drama on Wednesday.
The hosts had already received the sequence with back-to-back victories in Mohali and Indore.
However the last match of the three-match sequence in Bengaluru supplied essentially the most drama as Afghanistan, replying to India’s mammoth 212-4, racked up 212-6 leading to a tie.
Within the first Tremendous Over, Afghanistan managed 16-1, which India matched because the stalemate continued.
India scored 11-2 within the second Tremendous Over earlier than spinner Ravi Bishnoi sealed their victory in three deliveries, conceding only one run and taking two wickets.
“My heart-rate was excessive, however we had a whole lot of enjoyable,” leg-spinner Bishnoi stated. “The second we noticed two right-handers come out, I used to be given the ball.
“The thought was to bowl again of a size to start with from a bit behind the crease.”
Earlier, India seemed in bother after they slumped to 22-4 inside 5 overs after electing to bat.
Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed an unbeaten 121 off 69 balls as he and Rinku Singh, who hammered 69 not out, rescued India with an unbroken fifth-wicket stand of 190 off simply 95 balls.
Karim Janat bled 36 runs within the last over of the Indian innings conceding six sixes in that seven-ball over that included a no-ball.
Rohit’s fifth hundred in T20 Internationals included eight sixes, whereas Rinku hit six in his 39-ball blitz.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (50), Ibrahim Zadran (50) and Mohammad Nabi (34) saved Afghanistan within the hunt however it was Gulbadin Naib’s unbeaten 55, which helped them match India’s whole despite the fact that they ultimately completed the sequence and not using a win.