India vs Australia 1st T20: Match Preview
The first match of the three-match T20 series between India and Australia will be played in Mohali today. T20, the shortest format of cricket, was played between the two teams in India for the first time in 2007. There was only one match in the series and India won the match.
This is the first time in 15 years that both teams will play a three-match T20 series. The last time both the teams landed on Indian soil was in 2019 to play the T20 series. Team India was defeated 0-2 in this series. That is, this time Team India has a chance to settle the three-year-old account.
India vs Australia: 1st T20 Preview
Only two of the top 5 Indian batsmen are present against Australia. While Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh have retired, Shikhar Dhawan is running out of the shortest format of cricket. Part of the team is 2 players Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Talking about Kangaroos, they have 4 key players – David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Mitchell Starc, and Marcus Stoinis.
Difficult to beat Australia in India
The overall record of the Indian team is better against Australia, but when it comes to competition on Indian soil, the matter becomes a bit challenging. In India, both the teams have met 8 times, out of which Team India has won 4 matches and Australia has won 3 matches. One match yielded no result.
Batting first, India has won 5 out of 9 matches against Australia. At the same time, chasing the target, 8 out of 13 matches have been won. At the same time, the Australian team has been successful in winning 4 matches while chasing 4 and chasing first.
Jaspreet and Bumrah May Play This Match
Team India can make two big changes in today’s match. Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel, who were out of the team due to injury in the Asia Cup, are set to return. At the same time, both Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant can be seen playing in today’s match.