IND Vs AUS: Team India Will Take on Australia at Sydney Today; Indian Team Has Already Captured the Series with 2-0 Lead
Team India is all set to take on Australia at Sydney in the third and final match of the T20 series. Virat’s Brigade has already bagged the T20 series with a 2-0 lead, and team India has a golden chance to wipe out the hosts with 3-0. The match will be played on Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) from 1.40 pm Indian time.
Team India Will Have a Chance to White Wash Kangaroos for the Second Time
Team India has a golden chance to whitewash the Australian team for the second time in T20 International. Earlier in 2016, the Indian team sealed the T20 series against Australia with 3-0 under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Talking about the host team’s whitewash, it’s been twice so far when the Australian team lost the series in T20 with no win. On one occasion, India did this in 2016, while on the other Pakistan defeated the Kangaroos with 3–0 in 2018. However, it is noteworthy that Team India beat the Kangaroos in their home, while Pakistan did this in the UAE.
T20: Team India Is Victorious From 11 Matches
The Indian team has been undefeated for the last 11 matches in the T20 International, from 11 December 2019 to the present. During this time, two matches were tied against New Zealand which team India won in super over and one match was inconclusive.
Thus, Team India booked 9 consecutive wins in T20 so far. Pakistan has the same record. The team India has a golden chance to win the 10th consecutive match by leaving Pakistan behind by winning one more match. The overall record is with Afghanistan, which won 12 consecutive matches in 2018-19.
The teams are as follows –
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan, Shardul Thakur.
Australia: Matthew Wade (captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Egger, Alex Carrie, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschen, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Symes, Ken Richardson, Steven Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Darcy Short, Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye