Deepak Hooda is now the proud owner of the record for the Most successive wins as a player since making his debut in International cricket.
Team India’s emerging all-rounder, Deepak Hooda has had a brilliant start to his International career. Not only has he been performing well as a player, but his presence has also helped Team India maintain an unbeaten streak. Ever since Deepak Hooda’s debut for Team India in Feb 2022, he has played 16 International matches. Fortunately, Team India have been able to win all 16 of them.
This is now the record for most consecutive wins for a player in International cricket since making his debut. The record was previously held by Romania’s Satvik Nadigotla, who had 15 consecutive wins as a player since his debut. Thankfully, Deepak Hooda has all the chances to extend the international cricket record as the next match is again against Zimbabwe.
In the 7 ODIs Deepak Hooda has represented for Team India, he has managed to score 140 runs at an average of 35 and a strike rate of 86.9. Whereas in 9 T20Is, Deepak has managed to score 275 runs at an average of 54.8 and a strike rate of 161.2. This includes a fantastic century against Ireland. He is also a part of the Asia Cup squad having been selected above Iyer.
Deepak Hooda’s Next Assignment:
Deepak Hooda’s next assignment is the all-important Asia Cup 2022. India trusted Hooda over Shreyas Iyer for his attacking mindset and ability to bowl part-time off-spin. He may not feature in the starting 11, but in case of any injury of specific conditions, Hooda shall get a go.
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