- India beat Zimbabwe by five wickets in 2nd ODI
- Team India took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series
- Deepak Hooda did all-round performance in the second ODI against Zimbabwe
Deepak Hooda World Record: Deepak Hooda once again played a key role in the team’s victory with his all-round performance. He contributed with both bat and ball in the second ODI against Zimbabwe and managed to make a mark. He played a vital innings of 25 runs in 36 balls in the second ODI played in Harare and took a big wicket of Sean Williams for six runs in two overs in the bowling.
The 27-year-old star all-rounder has rapidly made his way into the team and is consistently proving himself as a match-winning player. He is rapidly gaining new dimensions and is also consolidating his claim. Deepak held that unique world record even after winning the second ODI against Zimbabwe on Saturday. Hooda, who made his international debut this year, has been a consistent part of the team in limited overs cricket. He also made his ODI debut in the home series against West Indies in February and then his T20I debut against Sri Lanka in the same month. Talking about Hooda’s world record, Team India has won all the matches he has played since his debut. Deepak has played a total of 16 international matches (7 ODIs and 9 T20Is) since his debut and India has won all of them.
Hooda’s world record
While in Deepak Hooda’s playing-11, the Indian team has won seven ODIs and nine T20 matches. This is the longest winning streak by a player since his international debut. Deepak (16) has now left behind Romania’s Satwik Nadigotla (15) in this case. Other players included in this list include South African middle-order batsman David Miller and Romania’s Shantanu Vashisht.
Consistent wins after making international debut:
- 16*- Deepak Hooda (India)
- 15- Satvik Nadigotla (Romania)
- 13- David Miller (South Africa)
- 13- Shantanu Senior (Romania)
- 12- K. King (West Indies)
Deepak Hooda’s International Career
Apart from scoring 140 runs in 7 ODIs at an average of 35, Deepak has also picked up three wickets. Talking about T20 International, this player from Rohtak has scored 274 runs at an average of 54.80. He has also scored a century in T20 International, in which the score of 104 is his best score.