India and Australia are set to roll it out in all three formats of the game over the next few months. India’s tour will start with the Down Under T20 leg. If the previous matches between the two teams are anything to go by, we can join three cracking competitions.
India have faced Australia 20 times in the shortest format of the game, and holds an impressive record. Having won 11 matches and lost just eight matches against their arch rivals.
Every times these two teams are Head to Head, you will see some high scoring matches. Looking forward for the same exiting games in upcoming India tour of Australia.
Here we take a look at the three leading run scorers of Men in Blue in T20 Internationals against Australia.
There is no point to guess who sits atop the stack. Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in T20 between India and Australia. The Indian captain has scored 584 runs in just 16 matches against the Australian team at an incredible average of 64.88.
Virat Kohli is one of the highest strike rate against Australia around 147.10. Also he have 6 half-centuries and best score of 90. What makes his record significantly more exceptional is that no other player has scored in excess of 405 runs between India and Australia.
Kohli is just a class apart, and he will definitely aim to maintain his excellent run-scoring record against Australia later this month.
Seated behind Kohli is Rohit Sharma, who has 318 runs in 19 matches against Australia. The captain of the Mumbai Indians has scored three fifties at an average of 22.71 at a strike rate of 133.61.
Although his stats are not the best in T20 cricket against Australia. He likes to play for Aaron Finch, and has played some cracked innings against him in recent years. His nonattendance will absolutely be felt in India’s top order in the impending series.
M S Dhoni
MS Dhoni is India’s third highest run-scorer in T20 matches against Australia. Former Best captain of the Indian team is just five runs behind Rohit Sharma, with 313 runs to his name in 17 matches. Even when he could not score a half-century against Australia in T20 cricket, Dhoni averaged 39.12.
The wicketkeeper batsman produced several match-winning innings against Australia. Who have always been clear about his ability to play the role of finisher in limited-overs cricket. He will certainly be happy that he no longer has to deal with Dhoni.
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