India vs Australia 2019, T20I series – Statistical Preview

India vs Australia 2019, T20I series – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the 2-match T20I series between India and Australia:

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MS Dhoni with Jasprit Bumrah and Vijay Shankar. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India will take on the visiting Australia team in a 2-match T20I series starting on Sunday prior to the 5-match ODI series. The two sides faced off in 3-match T20I series twice in the previous 18 months but both of them turning out to be 2-match series as one of the matches got washed out. Both the series ended in 1-1 and the coming series could also end with a similar result. Vizag and Bangalore will be hosting the T20Is which are usually high scoring venues.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the 2-match T20I series between India and Australia:

3 – Australia have won only three of their previous ten T20I matches. They lost six of their last ten T20Is while another game ended in a washout.

7Virat Kohli has scored a fifty in all the seven innings in International cricket at the Vizag Stadium. Kohli scored 804 runs at this venue with the help of four centuries and three fifties. He is yet to play a T20I game at this ground.

9/10 – Marcus Stoinis has nine 30+ scores in his previous ten Twenty20 innings. He scored 533 runs from 13 innings during the Big Bash League 2018/19 with help of four fifties.

10 – The series defeat in New Zealand was the first for India in T20I cricket since losing the one-off T20I to Windies in 2017. India featured in ten T20I series/tournaments since the defeat and won in eight and drawn two prior to the series against New Zealand.

24.07 – Rohit Sharma’s batting average of 24.07 in T20Is against Australia is his 2nd lowest against an opponent in this format against whom he scored over 100 runs. Rohit scored 313 runs from 15 innings against the Aussies with the help of three fifties.

As an opener, Rohit has 217 runs from ten innings against them at an average of 21.7 which is his lowest against any team. He has the highest score of 60 against them as an opener which is his lowest highest score against an opposition. (Min: 4 innings)

102 – Number of sixes Rohit Sharma has hit in his T20I career. He needs to hit two more sixes to become the most prolific six-hitter in the T20I format surpassing 103 sixes by Chris Gayle and Martin Guptill.

488 – Virat Kohli’s 488 runs against Australia in T20I cricket are the most runs for any player against an opponent in this format. Kohli scored those runs in 13 innings at an average of 61 with five fifties.

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