Australia vs India T20I series 2020-21 – 1st T20I

Australia vs India T20I series 2020-21

1st T20I:

First T20I of the series of three T20I matches between Australia and India is going to be played at the Manuka Oval, Canberra on December 4th 2020.

Australia vs India T20I series 2020-21 Kit

India Tour of Australia History:

This is going to be the ninth bilateral series between the teams, Australia won the series twice. Whereas the opponent won thrice. 3 series were resulted in a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India are WDDLL.

When touring Australia by the Indian team, the teams met to play bilateral series 4 times, out of them, the host won the series once in 2008 and the visitors also won once. 2 series resulted in a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India in Australia are DLDW -.

The teams completed 21 meetings in the shortest limited over format, till date. The host won 8 times, whereas the opponent won 11 times with 1 without any result and 1 without play (abandoned). 

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India are WWLWW.

On the soil of Australia, the teams faced each other 9 times. out of them, the Australian team received victory thrice and defeated 5 times with 1 no result. 

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India in Australia are LWLLL.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the second rank (Australia) and third rank (India) team. The host is 9 points ahead of the visitors.

If the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 5 points and become table topper, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 7 points with one position down. In case, the team will lose the series with one win, then the team will lose 3 points without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with one defeat, the team will earn 1 point, and become table topper. Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 1 point with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are WLLWL.

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If the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 5 points with improvement of 1 rank, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 3 points with no change in position. In case, the team will lose the series with one win, then the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the position. In case of winning the series with one defeat, the team will earn 2 points with no change in ranks. Drawing the series will help the team to gain 1 point with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India are WWWWW.

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If the first T20I result will go in favor of the home side, the home side will earn 2 points with becoming the topper of the table, and for visitors, to lose 1 point without change in the position. But, in case of a reverse result, the home side will lose 3 points with no change in position and the visitors will earn 2 points with unaffected ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Canberra shows the weather would be pretty clear throughout the match. There is no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be from 0% to 5%. The temperature would be normal and between 14-25 Celsius. The wind would be between 8 – 15 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease, as the match progressed.

Manuka Oval

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened once in only played games, and the selection didn’t favor the team, and the teams lost the battle.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are L – – – -.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, never happened, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are – – – – -.

Overall, 0 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are L – – – -.

Particularly, for Australia, the team never won the toss in only played games, till date.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while winning the toss, are – – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while losing the toss, are W – – – -.

The first batting team won the matches 0 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are L – – – -.

The highest successful chase 151. 

The first inning total was 150 (completed innings). For the second inning, the total was 151 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 25.00 and 50.33 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter between the team will be the first.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against India at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has a good record at the venue, and won once out of 1 played game and never lost, till date. Whereas, the visiting team never played a game at the ground, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are W – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are – – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The home side would go with the 3 pacers and two spinner combination, though, the team has a couple of batting all-rounders, one pace and one spin.

Australia Eleven: D’Arcy Short, A. Finch, S. Smith, G. Maxwell, M. Wade / M. Henriques, A. Carey, S. Abbott, A. Agar, A. Tye, A. Zampa, J. Hazlewood  

India:

The visitors would like to go with the 3 pacers and a spin combination and include a couple of all-rounders for the 6th and 7th batting position.

India Eleven: S. Dhawan, KL. Rahul, V. Kohli, S. Iyer, M. Pandey, H. Pandya, R. Jadeja, D. Chahar, K. Yadav, T. Natarajan, J. Bumrah

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.