Stats Highlights – India v Australia, Mohali
3rd time India has qualified for the semi-final stage of the World T20s. After the inaugural edition in 2007, India did not qualify for the semi-final stage in 2009, 2010 and 2012 editions. In 2014 India was the runners up after losing to Sri Lanka.
6 consecutive T20I wins for India against Australia. This equals with England as the most number of consecutive wins by a top eight teams against another. England had won six against New Zealand in a row.
9 matches India has won now against Australia in T20Is. This is the most against any opposition for India.
1500 T20I runs were completed by Virat Kohli in T20s. He becomes the fastest to reach the milestone with 39 innings going past Chris Gayle who got there in 44 innings.
918 runs Virat Kohli has scored while batting second in T20Is. He is second in the list after Brendon McCullum who has 1006 runs. But Kohli’s average of 91.80 while batting second is the highest among all batsmen who have scored minimum 300 runs.
737 runs Virat Kohli has scored for India in successful run chases in T20Is. No other batsman has scored that many runs. Kohli’s average in successful run chase is staggering 122.83 with a strike rate of 131.13 with eight fifties.
82* is the second highest score for Virat Kohli in T20Is. His best score 90* is also against Australia which came at Adelaide in January 2016. He has remained not out four times in his Top five T20I innings.
15 fifties for Virat Kohli in T20Is as he joins Brendon McCullum’s record for Most fifty plus innings in T20Is. 13 of those Kohli’s fifties have come in a winning cause for India.
50 Wickets for R Ashwin in T20Is. He became the first Indian and twelfth overall to get to that landmark.
This was the last International match for Shane Watson. He retires as Australia’s leading wicket taker (48) and second highest run scorer (1462) in T20Is.
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