India v Australia, 2017: 3rd T20I – Statistical Preview

Here we look at all the key stats ahead of the series decider.

Indian Team
Indian team celebrates. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Australia managed to level the T20I series thanks to a batting collapse as the Indian team was on the receiving end this time. Hyderabad, amidst rain threat, will be hosting the series decider. The Australian captain David Warner will be eager to take the field at his IPL franchise, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s home venue with Australia aiming for their first T20I series win against India since 2008.

Here we look at all the key stats ahead of the series decider:

1 – Virat Kohli recorded his first duck in 48 T20I innings in the previous game. It was also the first duck in this format for an Indian captain.

1 – Australia’s win in the 2nd T20I is their first in eight T20I matches against India. It is also their first T20I win against the Men in Blue in India as they lost all the previous four matches they played.

199 – Number of fours Kohli has hit in T20I cricket so far. He needs one more four to become the 3rd player after Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mohammad Shahzad to hit 200 fours in T20Is.

6964 – Runs Virat has scored in Twenty20 cricket so far. He needs 36 more runs to become the first Indian and 8th player overall to complete 7000 Twenty20 runs.

Individual records at RGICS, Hyderabad:

18 – Number of Twenty20s David Warner has captained at Hyderabad. He has won 12 of them and lost 6 matches. Virat captained in five T20Is at this venue losing three and winning one. Another game ended in a tie with his side losing in the Super Over.

1291 – Warner holds the record for scoring the most runs in Twenty20 cricket at Hyderabad. The Australian captain has scored 1291 runs in 27 innings at an average of 61.47 with two centuries and 11 fifties. Shikhar Dhawan is the only other with 1000 T20 runs in Hyderabad. The Indian opener has scored 1177 runs in 40 innings with seven fifties.

28 – Number of wickets Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken in Twenty20s in Hyderabad. These are the 2nd most for any player at this venue after Amit Mishra (30) in this format. Moises Henriques has picked up 20 T20 wickets at Hyderabad which are the 4th most for any player.

1128Rohit Sharma has scored 1128 runs in 26 innings across all the formats at Hyderabad. His record includes four centuries and five fifties at an average of 53.71. He has scored 502 Twenty20 runs in 16 innings he played at the venue at 41.83 with four fifties.

64.46 – Virat has a batting average of 64.46 in Hyderabad across all formats. He has scored 838 runs in 15 innings with four fifties and two centuries including a double hundred. In Twenty20s, Kohli has scored 293 runs at 48.83 at this venue including two fifties.