Australia vs India, 3rd T20I: Stats Preview – India’s tour of Australia 2020-21
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Australia vs India, 3rd T20I: Stats Preview – India’s tour of Australia 2020-21

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Sydney Cricket Ground (Sydney) will host the third and final game of the three-match T20I series between Australia and India on Tuesday (8th December) night.

The visitors India, who have already secured this series title, are leading this series by the 2-0 margin. While they won the first game of this series by 11 runs at Canberra, they beat the hosts by 6 wickets in the previous match at Sydney.

Australia vs India, 3rd T20I: Ahead of this series conclusion match, here we are introducing some crucial stats preview of the match

Venue Stats (Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney)

Ground’s history in 1st and 2nd batting in T20Is

Overall

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 7 (+1 no result) 2 5
Innings average (Average run-rate) 158.80 (8.58) 161 (8.30) 156.29 (8.93)

(Special Note: Included all out, target reached and complete innings. Excluded only incomplete innings)

Teams’ T20I records at this venue

Team Matches Won Lost Tied No Result
Australia 8 4 3 0 1
India 3 3 0 0 0

 

Teams Stats

Australia vs India: Head-To-Head T20I Records

Stats Matches Australia Won India Won Tied No Result
Overall 22 8 13 0 1
In last 10 T20Is 10 4 5 0 1
In Australia 11 3 7 0 1
In last 5 T20Is in Australia 5 1 3 0 1
At Sydney Cricket Ground (Sydney) 3 0 3 0 0

T20I records in 2020

Team Matches Won Lost Tied No Result
Australia 8 3 5 0 0
India 10 7 0 2 (2 won) 1
  • India haven’t suffered a defeat in their last 11 T20I matches (9 wins, 2 Super Over wins and 1 no result). Their last T20I defeat was against West Indies at Thiruvananthapuram on 8th December 2019 (lost by 8 wickets).

 

Players’ Stats

(Australia)

D’Arcy Short – 2nd fastest to complete 3000 T20 runs

D'Arcy Short, Australia, India, Australia vs India, Stats Preview, 3rd T20I
D’Arcy Short (credits – ICC)

i) While D’Arcy Short (2997 runs) is only three runs away to complete his 3000 T20 runs, who has already played 85 T20 innings, he can be the second fastest batsman to complete 3000 T20 runs. Shaun Marsh is holding the record of fastest 3000 T20 runs as he completed that feat in 85 T20 innings.

(India)

Shikhar Dhawan – 8000 T20 runs

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Shikhar Dhawan (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) The left-handed batsman Shikhar Dhawan has already scored 7965 T20 runs. He will be fourth Indian batsman to score 8000 T20 runs by scoring 35 more runs. Virat Kohli (9415 runs), Rohit Sharma (8974 runs) and Suresh Raina (8392 runs) were the first three Indians to score 8000 T20 runs.

Virat Kohli – 300 T20 sixes, most T20I run-scorer at away venues

Virat Kohli, Australia, India, Australia vs India, Stats Preview, 3rd T20I
Virat Kohli [Photo-Twitter]
i) Virat Kohli has already hit 299 T20 sixes. With one more six, Kohli will become the fourth Indian batsman to hit 300 T20 sixes. Rohit Sharma (380 sixes), Suresh Raina (311 sixes) and MS Dhoni (302 sixes) were the first three Indians to hit 300+ T20 sixes.

ii) Virat Kohli (1108 runs) is only three runs away to surpass Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez (1110 runs) and become the most T20I run-scorer at the away venues (only the home venues of the opposition team).

Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal – fight for India’s leading T20I wicket-taker

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Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP via Getty Images)

i) Both the right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah and the leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal are the joint-leading T20I wicket-takers for India as both have taken 59 T20I wickets each.