Team India’s all-rounder Washington Sundar has broken some important records during his innings of 37 not out off 16 balls. Washington has left behind Vinay Kumar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina to score the highest strike rate (at least 25 runs) in ODIs outside India. Washington scored 37 runs in this match at a strike rate of 231.25. Apart from this, Washington has also become the fastest Indian player to score 30+ for India on New Zealand soil, leaving behind Suresh Raina in this matter.
Indian with the highest strike rate outside India (at least 25 runs)
231.25 – Washington Sundar v New Zealand, 25 November 2022
225.00 – Vinay Kumar vs Zimbabwe, 2013
218.18 – Virender Sehwag vs Sri Lanka, 2005
215.62 – Yuvraj Singh vs Bangladesh, 2004
211.11 – Suresh Raina vs New Zealand, 2009
Fastest 30+ score for India on New Zealand soil
Washington Sundar – 231.25 strike rate
Suresh Raina – 211.11 strike rate
Kapil Dev – 206.25 strike rate
Batting first, India scored 306 runs for seven wickets in 50 overs. Most of the runs for India came from the bat of Shreyas Iyer, who played a fine innings of 80 runs. Captain Shikhar Dhawan scored 72 runs, while Shubman Gill contributed 50 runs.