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Indians to hit three consecutive fifties in a T20I series

Till today, 2 Indian cricketers have scored three consecutive fifties in a T20I series. Let's take a look at them and the respective series.

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Shreyas Iyer was awarded the Player of the Series in the T20I series against Sri Lanka. He utilized the chances in his truest potential and played great knocks in the series. Till today, only 2 Indian cricketers have scored three consecutive fifties in a T20I series. Let's take a look at them and the respective series.

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A list of batting achievements is simply incomplete without Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli is the first Indian batter to smash three consecutive fifties in a T20I series. The series was against Australia, the host country in 2016. The then-captain scored 90* runs in 55 balls, 59* runs in 33 balls, and ended the series with 50 runs in 36 balls. No wonder Virat was awarded the Player of the Series award. In fact, this series is very special and important for the team as India whitewashed a team in a T20I series for the first time.

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Shreyas Iyer included himself in this record after 6 years. In the recently conducted T20I series against Sri Lanka, Iyer thrashed three consecutive fifties and won the "Player of the Series" award. He was dropped from the Playing XI of the first 2 T20Is against the West Indies. Getting the opportunity this time, he played spectacular knocks in all the matches. Iyer started the series with 57* runs in 28 balls, followed by 74* runs in 44 balls, and lastly 73* runs in 45 balls. The men in blue whitewashed this series as well.

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