A record that no professional cricketer will ever want to see is his/her record of Ducks in international cricket. In this article, we will take you through the Indian players with the Most T20I Ducks in their cricketing careers.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma recorded his 8th Duck in T20Is for India when he got dismissed by Obed McCoy in the second T20I against West Indies at St Kitt's. He is leading the charts while KL Rahul is at the second spot with four ducks. Let's check out all the cricketers in detail.
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Indian keeper-batsman come finisher in T20Is, Dinesh Karthik has registered 3 ducks in his T20 international cricket career, in which he played 37 innings.
In his T20I career, Karthik has aggregated 570 runs in 37 innings at 30.16 and maintained a strike rate of 141.83. He has also recorded one fifty in his 44-match T20I career.
Former India captain Virat Kohli has also recorded the same amount of ducks as Dinesh Karthik. In his 99-match T20I career, Kohli has registered three ducks while he batted in 91 innings.
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In 91 innings, Virat has aggregated 3308 runs at 50.12 and a strike rate of 137.66. Kohli has recorded 30 fifties in his T20I career.
Former Indian middle-order batsman Suresh Raina has also recorded 3 ducks in 71 games. The same amount of ducks as Virat and Dinesh Karthik.
Raina has smashed 1604 runs in 66 innings at an average of 29.16. He has also hammered a hundred in T20Is and has five half-centuries under his name. Moreover, Raina has also scalped 13 wickets in 27 innings, in which he bowled.
India wicket-keeper batter, Rishabh Pant has also registered three ducks already in his T20I career of 52 matches. He is currently standing with his fellow teammates Virat, and Karthik.
In 46 innings, Rishabh Pant has aggregated 806 runs at 22.39 and has a strike rate of 125.74. Moreover, Pant has also recorded three half-centuries in his 52-match T20I career.
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Former Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has also entitled his name on this list of Indian players with the Most T20I ducks. Yusuf has also recorded three ducks in his short 22 matches T20I career for team India.
In 18 innings, Yusuf Pathan has smashed 236 runs at 18.15 and also scalped 13 wickets in 17 innings while bowling for India in T20Is.
Another India all-rounder Washington Sundar has also come at the same place in this list of Indian players with the most T20I ducks as his teammates Pant, Virat, and Dinesh Karthik. Sundar has also recorded three ducks in his 31-match T20I career.
In 11 innings, Sundar has returned with a duck three times in total. In these 11 innings, Washi has added 47 runs at an impressive strike rate of 146.88. Sundar has also scalped 25 wickets in 30 innings.
Former Indian pacer Asish Nehra is the first proper bowler to feature on this list. Nehra has also recorded three ducks in his T20I career of 27 matches, in which he batted in just 5 occasions.
In his 27-match T20I career, Nehra has picked up 34 wickets at an average of 22.29 and recorded a decent strike rate of 17.29. The best bowling figure for Nehra is 3/19 in T20Is.
The second-placed player on this list of Indian players with the record of most T20I ducks is Indian opener, KL Rahul. Rahul has registered 4 ducks in his 56-match T20I career.
In 52 innings, KL Rahul has aggregated 1831 runs at an average of 40.69 while maintaining a decent strike rate of 142.49. Rahul has also recorded 16 half centuries while he smoked Century two times for India in T20I cricket.
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A record that India captain Rohit Sharma will regret every time when he will see. The record for Most T20I ducks is currently held by Rohit Sharma, who is also holding the record for Most T20I runs.
Rohit has already registered 8 ducks in his 130-match T20I career. In 122 innings, the Indian opener has smashed 3443 runs at 31.88 while maintaining a strike rate of 139.68. Rohit has also held the record for most centuries in T20I cricket, as he has already recorded four centuries for India in his T20I career.
N.B: The stats and records are accurate as of 01/08/2022.