Virat Kohli needs 38 runs to become second highest run-scorer in T20Is © Getty Images
Virat Kohli needs 38 runs to become second highest run-scorer in T20Is © Getty Images

1 win needed by India in this series to clinch their third consecutive bilateral series win against Australia. Australia have won only 1 out of 5 bilateral contests between the sides till date — a one-off encounter in 2007-08 at home.

10 wins by India against Australia till date, the joint second-most in history by any side against any opposition. Australia have won 11 T20Is against South Africa, as have South Africa against New Zealand and West Indies against England. India are now tied with Pakistan, who have won 10 matches against Sri Lanka.

0.5 Australia’s win-loss ratio against India from 15 T20Is (5 wins, 10 defeats), their worst against any side with 2 or more encounters. They have, of course, lost their only match against Zimbabwe.

5 T20Is played by Australia against India on Indian soil, the joint second-most by any side. Sri Lanka have also played 5. Once they take field at Hyderabad, Australia will top the table along with England (6).

4 wickets needed by both Jason Behrendorff and Nathan Coulter-Nile to top the list of most T20I wickets by a bowler against India in India. Both men are on 4 wickets each, as is Mitchell Santner. The list is headed by Umar Gul (7), followed by Tim Bresnan, Dushmantha Chameera, and Chris Jordan (4 each).

4 matches by Coulter-Nile against India in India now. If he plays at Hyderabad, Coulter-Nile will become joint-second on the list, along with Eoin Morgan. The list is headed by Jos Buttler (6).

18 grounds have hosted T20 Internationals on Indian soil now. Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad will become the 19th.

38 runs needed by Virat Kohli to become the second-highest run-scorer in the history of T20I cricket. Kohli, on 1,852 runs, is behind only Brendon McCullum (2,140) and Tillakaratne Dilshan (1,889).

38 runs needed by MS Dhoni to become the second cricketer to score 500 T20I runs on Indian soil. Kohli (600) is the only one to have done this.

108 runs needed by Rohit Sharma to become the second Indian to 1,500 T20I runs. Kohli was obviously the first.

12 wickets for Chahal in 2017, the joint-fourth highest this year. Rashid Khan and Kesrick Williams lead the list with 17 apiece, while Imran Tahir has 14. Carlos Brathwaite, Shadab Khan, and Lasith Malinga are on 12 as well.

4 dismissals needed by MS Dhoni to top the list in T20Is. Dhoni (67) is behind only AB de Villiers (70). Dhoni leads the list for wicketkeepers, since de Villiers took 42 of these dismissals as a fielder.