India Vs Australia T20s records and figures makes an interesting read right before the next match. India has over the period of time continued to maintain their supremacy over Australia in T20s, with an impeccable and glowing record of 11 wins as compared to Australia’s 7 in the 20 matches.
We take a look at all the records and figures from the T20s played between the two countries and what has enabled enjoyed such a successful run against Australia.
India Vs Australia T20s records and figures
Highest run getter in India Vs Australia T20 matches
Virat Kohli- 512 Runs
The Indian captain is not only widely regarded as the best batsman in the world but has recently tamped his authority against Australia time and time again. His effervescent display courtesy of his immense expertise against Australia has seen his shown extreme will and resolve to pile on the runs against Australia.
In 15 T20I matches against Australia, Kohli has scored 512 runs at an average of 61.00 and an impressive strike rate of 142.69, hitting a staggering 5 50s against them.
Finch is the leading run-scorer for Australia in India, having scored 197 runs in 6 innings.
Most wickets in India Vs Australia T20 matches
Jasprit Bumrah- 15 WicketsTaking main stage of the Indian pace attack, Bumrah has acquired a versatile skill set, one that has seen him become a resounding bowler who can easily rattle up any batsman in the world with his battering line and length. Just like Kohli, he too has taken a liking to Australia, picking up wickets by the buckets against them with his ominous and rampant deliveries.
The pacer has 15 wickets in 10 matches at an average of 21.33 with his most recent showing against the side bringing back impressive figures of 3-16 from 4 overs. In comparison, Zampa is the highest wicket-taker for Australia with 8 wickets in 7 innings.
Most appearances in India Vs Australia T20 matches
Rohit has contested in the most India-Australia T20 encounters, having played a total of 19 matches when the two sides have met on the field.
Most catches in India Vs Australia T20 matches
Virat Kohli- 8With 8 catches in 15 matches, Kohli also has the highest number of catches against Australia, a figure that is a testament to his precise work ethic that has seen him become such an outstanding sportsperson.
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Comparison of T20 Records
India have the second-best showing in T20 cricket having won 70 (lost 39) of the 113 matches they have played in the format. Meanwhile, Australia, on the other hand, are at number 4, having won and lost an equal number of matches in the format-played 114, won 58, lost 52.
India who have become a powerhouse in the shortest format of the game, also have the second-best home record with 21 wins out of 35 matches, a showing that is even better in front of a dwindling Australian side in India who have just 4 wins out of 9 matches in the country. They hate coming to Asia, having won just 14 times and losing a massive 17 times (1 draw) in their 32 encounters, to hold a lowly record of the worst showing in Asia by all the major cricket playing countries outside the continent.
Aus vs Ind Head to Head Twenty20 International Records (Since 2007)
Total T20I – 19
India won – 11
Australia won – 7
No Result – 1
First Match: India won by 15 runs at Durban, 2nd Semi-Final T20 World Cup, Sep 22, 2007
Last Match: 1st T20, India; Australia won by 3 wickets, February 24, 2019
Last Series- 1-1; Australia vs India after the last match was washed out due to rain
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