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Stats: India vs Australia - 2nd T20I - India beat Australia by 27 runs

Roy Dilawer
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India have won the T20 series with this win.

0 - Number of times before today when both the teams have put on a fifty plus partnership in the same T20I match in Australia. Today was the first such instance. Overall it was the 12th such instance.

0 - Indian batsmen scored more than one fifty in a bilateral T20 series before Virat Kohli. Kohli has now scored 90* and 59* in this series. Overall it was the 25th instance when a player has achieved this feat.

0 - Instances when Indian players have won three series/tournaments on the same day and that too in the same country.

3 - Number of batsmen who made more fifty plus scores in T20Is than Virat Kohli's 11. McCullum (15), Gayle (14) and Dilshan (12) have more 50 plus scores in T20Is. 

3 - Number of Indian batsmen to score more than one 30 plus score in a bilateral T20 Series. Only Robin Uthappa had made 29 and 42 in a T20 series against Zimbabwe last year. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma has made two 30 plus scores in two games in this series.

7- Number of times India has won a T20I game after putting on 180 or more in 1st innings. The only time they lost was against South Africa in October 2015 when South Africa chased down 200.

7 - Number of T20Is Australia have lost to India. Australia and India have played 11 T20Is against each other with Australia winning only 4. Pakistan have also defeated Australia on 7 occasions. India's 7 wins against Australia are now the most for them against any team. Previously, they had won 6 games against South Africa.

7 - Number of fifty plus scores Aaron Finch has made which is the third most for any Australian batsman. Only Warner (11) and Watson (9) have more such scores in the Australian team.

11 - Number of 50 plus scores Virat has made in his T20I career, which is the most for any Indian player. Rohit Sharma and Yuvraj have 8 T20I Innings of 50 plus scores.

18 - Number of times Australia have failed to chase down a target of 160 or more in a T20I game. Australia have been given 160 plus target on 19 occasions and they could win only one game - the semi-final of the 2010 World T20 against Pakistan when they chased down 192.

24 - Man of Match Awards for Virat Kohli since Jan 1 2011. Mohammad Hafeez has also won 24 such awards.

27 - Runs by which India won this game today.

30 - Innings taken by Virat Kohli to reach 11 fifty plus in T20Is. Chris Gayle reached to his 11 fifty plus scores in just 28 innings. If Kohli scores a fifty in any of next 8 innings, he would be the quickest to 12 fifty plus scores in T20Is.

42 - Runs made by Shikhar Dhawan in this game, which is his highest score in a T20I game. His previous best was 33 against England at Birmingham in 2014.

50.65 - The batting average of Virat Kohli in T20Is, which is conveniently the highest among all the batsmen with at least 500 runs. Aaron Finch had an average of 40.00 before the start of this game and is second on this list.

97 - Runs made by Dhawan-Rohit for the first wicket stand, which is the 2nd highest for India for the opening partnership. Gautam Gambhir and Virendar Sehwag made 136 runs for first wicket against England in first World T20 Cup 2007. It is the highest opening stand at MCG and the third highest against Australia.

140 - The number of stumpings carried out by MS Dhoni in International Cricket - the most by any keeper. He went past Sangakkara's 139 when he dismissed Faulkner of Jadeja's bowling.

184 - Runs made by India in this match, which is the highest total at MCG in a T20I game. Previously the highest was 182 by Australia against South Africa. 

2195 - Runs Virat Kohli has made in the last 5 years in Australian soil in all the international formats. Dilshan (1222) and Rohit Sharma (1172) are next on this list. He also leads in all formats individually in each format during this period.

9866 - International runs Virat Kohli has made since 1 Jan 2011. He is behind Kumar Sangakkara (10391).

58,797 - The estimated attendance at MCG today.

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Roy Dilawer
A law graduate by education, and a writer by interest and a cricket fan by all means.
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