India vs Australia stats highlights: only T20I at Rajkot

Yuvraj Singh scored a 35-ball 77 — his highest in Twenty20 Internationals © IANS

Rajkot: Oct 11, 2013

Statistical highlights of the Twenty20 International between India and Australia. India won the only T20 by six wickets thanks to a 35 ball 77 from Yuvraj Singh. Chasing a mammoth 202 to win, India overhauled the target with two balls to sare. Yuvraj was adjudged Man of the Match.

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh were associated in an unbroken stand of 102 — a fifth-wicket record for India in T20Is, outstripping the 85 between Dhoni and Rohit Sharma vs South Africa at Durban on September 20, 2007.

  • The partnership is India’s second century stand in T20Is — the first was 136 for the opening wicket between Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag against England at Durban on September 19, 2007.

  •  Yuvraj Singh’s match-winning knock (77 not out off 35 balls) is his career-best in T20Is, eclipsing the 72 off 36 balls against Pakistan at Ahmedabad on December 28, 2012.

  •  Yuvraj’s second fifty vs Australia is his seventh in T20Is.

  •  Yuvraj’s unbeaten knock is the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in a winning cause in T20Is on Indian soil.

  •  Yuvraj became the first Indian batsman to register career strike rate of 150-plus (153.08) in T20Is — his aggregate being 868 runs at an average of 33.38 in 32 innings.

  •  Yuvraj enjoys splendid record in Indian wins, averaging 56.90 — his tally being 626 in 18 matches in T20Is, including five fifties. No other Indian batsman has managed 550 runs or more in victories in T20Is.

  •  Yuvraj got his seventh Man of the Match award in T20Is — the highest by an Indian player in T20Is.

  •  Yuvraj has recorded 59 sixes — a tally exceeded by three batsmen in T20Is — New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum (75), Australia’s Shane Watson (64) and West Indian Chris Gayle (60).

  • India and Australia have now won four games each against each other in T20Is. India’s six-wicket victory is their 25th in 46 T20Is — success rate of 56.66 per cent.

  •  India (202 for four) have recorded their highest total against Australia in T20Is — their highest ever is 218 for four vs England at Durban on September 19, 2007.

  •  Australia (201/7) have posted their highest total against India in Twenty20s — their sixth score of 200-plus.

  • The match has produced an aggregate of 403 for the loss of eleven wickets — a record in India-Australia T20Is.

  • Aaron Finch (89 off 52 balls) has posted his highest score vs India in T20Is. The said knock is his second highest in T20Is — the highest being 156 off 63 balls vs England at Southampton on August 29, 2013.

  • Finch’s innings is the highest individual score in India-Australia T20Is, eclipsing the 79 not out by Rohit Sharma at Bridgetown on May 7, 2010.

  •  Finch’s innings is the second highest score by an Australian player in a losing cause in T20Is. David Warner had posted an unbeaten 90 vs Sri Lanka at Sydney on January 26, 2013.

  •  Finch hit 15 boundaries (14 fours and a six) — a record in an innings in India-Australia T20Is.

  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/35) has registered his second best bowling figures in T20Is behind the 3 for 9 vs Pakistan at Bangalore on December 25, 2012.

  • Ravichandran Ashwin’s strike rate of 20.50 is the worst by a bowler in T20Is (minimum qualification: two overs).

  • Vinay Kumar (3/26) has recorded his best bowling performance vs Australia in T20Is. His figures are the best by a bowler for India vs Australia in T20Is.

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