Australia Women’s Tri-Nation T20I Series, 2020: Final, Australia Women vs India Women – Statistical Preview
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the Tri-Nation T20I series finale at the Junction Oval.
Published - Feb 11, 2020 7:51 pm | Updated - Feb 11, 2020 7:51 pm
The Tri-Nation T20I series comes down to the final where the home team Australia Women takes on India Women at the Junction Oval. The two sides edged past England to qualify for the final on Net run-rate. The England team lost the last league game by 16 runs where they shouldn’t have lost by more than eight runs. The India Women have performed well to make it to the final of a tournament involving two heavyweights of the Women’s cricket.
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the Tri-Nation T20I series finale at the Junction Oval:
0 – India Women have not won any knockout match in International cricket since defeating Australia in the 2017 Women’s CWC semis. They lost to England in the final of that tournament by 9 runs and suffered an 8-wicket loss to England in the semis of the Women’s T20 World Cup.
India also lost the Women’s T20I Asia Cup final in 2018 against Bangladesh; the only instance of the India Women losing a final of the Women’s Asia Cup in any format.
1 – Australia and India faced off in only one knockout match in Women’s T20I cricket – 2010 WT20 semi-final which the Australia Women won by 7 wickets while chasing a 120-run target.
5-2 – Australia Women have a win-loss record of 5-2 in the tournament finals in T20Is. They lost the 2011 NatWest T20I Tri-series final against England by 16 runs and the 2016 Women’s WT20 final against West Indies by 8 wickets. They won 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2018 editions of the Women’s WT20 and also the 2018 T20I Tri-series hosted by India.
3 – Smriti Mandhana has scored three fifties in the T20I format against Australia Women. She is the only player with as many as three fifties in the T20Is between Australia Women and India Women. Mandhana has scored 308 runs across 8 T20Is against the Aussies at an average of 44.
20 – Ellyse Perry has picked up 20 wickets in the T20I format against India Women; the most by any player against the Indian side. She picked up 20 wickets across 15 T20Is against Indian Women at an average of 13.8 with help of two 4-fers. Perry also scored 181 runs across 8 innings at an average of 30.16.
22-20 – Australian pacer Megan Schutt has picked up at least one wicket in her last 22 T20I innings while Indian left-arm spinner Radha Yadav has claimed a wicket in each of her last 20 T20I innings. These are the only streaks of a player taking at least one wicket in 20+ consecutive innings in Women’s T20I cricket.
47 – Number of wickets for Deepti Sharma in her 42-match T20I career. She needs three more wickets to become the 4th Indian to bag 50 wickets in Women’s T20I cricket.
49 – Number of wins as captain for Meg Lanning in T20I cricket. If Australia Women win the final under her captaincy, she will become only the 2nd player in the history of the T20I format after Charlotte Edwards (68).