IND vs AUS 1st T20I Stats Review - Forgettable outing for Bhuvneshwar, six hitting spree of Hardik Pandya and More

Despite setting a target of 209, India lost the match due to poor bowling effort by Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel.

Sudharshan SridharanAuthor

Updated - 21 September 2022 12:27 PM

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Australia defeated India by 4 wickets in 1st T20I match at Mohali with the help of brilliant batting performance from Cameron Green and Matthew Wade in the end. Australia invited India to bat first and they posted a huge total of 208/6 on board with the help of terrific batting performances from KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya. Among Aussie bowlers, Nathan Ellis stunned everyone by picking the key wicket of king Kohli and ended with bowling figure of 3/30 in his quota of 4 overs.

Despite setting a target of 209, India lost the match due to poor bowling effort by Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel who ended up conceding 101 runs in their quota of 8 overs without picking a wicket. Axar Patel was the stand out bowler for India who ended up with a terrific bowling figure of 3/17 but unfortunately, his one man effort wasn't enough to stop the Australian batters to go for the kill. 

Numbers and Stats from IND vs AUS 1st T20I match:

0 -
Both Bhuvneshwar Kumar (0/52) and Harshal Patel (0/49) recorded their worst ever bowling figure in T20I history without picking a single wicket in 1st T20I match vs Australia. 

Bhuvneshwar Kumar's worst bowling figures in T20s:
0/55 for SRH vs RR in Hyderabad, IPL 2019
0/52 for IND vs AUS in Mohali, 2022
0/45 for IND vs ENG in Manchester, 2018
0/45 for SRH vs MI in Chennai, IPL 2021
0/43 for IND vs WI in Lauderhill, 2016

Harshal Patel's worst bowling figures in T20s:
0/53 for RCB vs PBKS in Ahmedbad, IPL 2021
0/49 for IND vs AUS in Mohali, 2022
0/46 for IND vs WI in Kolkata, 2022 

3 -
KL Rahul became 3rd Indian batsman to complete 2000 runs in T20Is after Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma
Most runs for India in men's T20I:
Rohit Sharma - 3631
Virat Kohli - 3586
KL Rahul - 2018

Fastest to 2000 runs in men's T20I (by innings played):

Babar Azam / Mohammad Rizwan - 52
Virat Kohli - 56
KL Rahul - 58

3/17 -
Axar Patel recorded bowling figure of 3/17 in the 1st T20I against Australia.

Axar Patel's best bowling figure in T20Is:
3/9 vs NZ in Kolkata, 2021
3/15 vs WI in Lauderhill, 2022
3/17 vs ZIM in Harare, 2015
3/17 vs AUS in Mohali, 2022
2/20 vs NZ in Delhi, 2017

8 - Hardik Pandya became 8th player to smash 50 sixes for India in men's T20I.

Most Sixes for India in men's T20I:
Rohit Sharma - 172
Virat Kohli - 104
KL Rahul - 82
Yuvraj Singh - 74
Suresh Raina - 58
Hardik Pandya - 53
MS Dhoni - 52
Shikhar Dhawan - 50

10 - Australia have defeated India for 10th time in men's T20I which is joint-most with England.

Most wins vs India in men's T20I:
England - 10 (22 matches)
Australia - 10 (24 matches - 1 NR)
New Zealand -  9 (20 matches)
South Africa - 8 (20 matches - 1 NR)
Sri Lanka - 8 (26 matches - 1 NR)

71 - Hardik Pandya recorded his highest score (71*) in T20Is.

Hardik Pandya's highest score in T20s: 
91(34) for MI vs KKR in Kolkata, IPL 2019
87*(52) for GT vs RR in Navi Mumbai, IPL 2022
86*(46) for Baroda vs Vidarbha in Mumbai-WS, SMAT 2016 
82*(57) for Baroda vs Mumbai in Mumbai-WS, SMAT 2014
81*(51) for Baroda vs Delhi in Vadodara, SMAT 2016
71*(30) for India vs Australia in Mohali, 2022 

Highest score for Indian men's team in a T20I match while batting at number 5 (or) below:

Manish Pandey - 79*(48) vs SA in Centurion, 2018
Yuvraj Singh - 77*(35) vs AUS in Rajkot, 2013
Hardik Pandya - 71*(30) vs AUS in Mohali, 2022

84 -
Yuzvendra Chahal has joint-most wickets (84) with Bhuvneshwar Kumar in T20Is now.

Most wickets for India in men's T20I:
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - 84
Yuzvendra Chahal - 84
Jasprit Bumrah - 69
Ravi Ashwin - 66
Hardik Pandya - 54

172 - Rohit Sharma has joint-most sixes (172) with Martin Guptill in T20Is now.

Most Sixes in T20Is:
Martin Guptill - 172
Rohit Sharma - 172
Chris Gayle - 124
Eoin Morgan - 120
Aaron Finch - 118

209 - 
Australia have chased down 209 runs against India in this match.

Highest total chased down by AUS men's team in T20Is:
244 vs NZ in Auckland, 2018
209 vs IND in Mohali, 2022
205 vs SA in Johannesburg, 2016

Highest total chased down vs IND in men's T20I:
212 by SA in Delhi, 2022
209 by AUS in Mohali, 2022
200 by SA in Dharamsala, 2015

1000 - Indian men's team overall smashed their 1000th six in T20I cricket. 1000th six of Indian men's team was smashed by Suryakumar Yadav in 13th over (12.6) of the innings bowled by Adam Zampa. 

Most Sixes smashed by a team in men's T20I overall:
West Indies - 1168
New Zealand - 1030
India - 1005

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