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
|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
Australia vs India: Head-To-Head T20I Records
|Stats||Matches||Australia Won||India Won||Tied||No Result|
|In last 10 T20Is||10||4||5||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
|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).
D’Arcy Short – 2nd fastest to complete 3000 T20 runs
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.
Shikhar Dhawan – 8000 T20 runs
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
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).