In the last T20 played in Sydney, Australia have saved themselves from a clean sweep by beating India by 12 runs.
Batting first, Australia scored 186/5 thanks to Matthew Wade (80). Virat Kohli (85) scored the most runs for India, but could not win the team.
Let’s take a look at the records made in the match.
Natarajan achieved excellent achievement in the debut series itself
Left-arm fast bowler T Natarajan took one wicket for 33 runs in four overs.
Natarajan took six wickets in three T20 series matches.
Natarajan has equaled Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah’s record for the most wickets in a T20 series against Australia in Australia.
In the first four international matches, Bumrah and Natarajan have taken the same wickets in every match.
Wade created these records
Australia’s wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade smashed 80 off 53 balls which included seven fours and two sixes.
Wade has become the wicket-keeper batsman jointly scoring the most number of times against India in T20 Internationals.
It is also Wade’s highest score in T20 International. Earlier, he also scored his best 72 against India.
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Rahul is out for zero for the second time in T20 International
KL Rahul is out for a second time in his T20 International career at zero. He was dismissed for the first time in his debut T20 match against Zimbabwe in 2016.
Kohli becomes second Indian to complete 3,000 runs in Australia
Indian captain Virat Kohli, who scored 85 runs in 61 balls, became only the second Indian batsman to complete 3,000 runs in Australia.
He has become the fastest overseas batsman to score 3,000 runs in Australia.
The highest run scorer in Australia is Sachin Tendulkar (3,300).
Kohli has scored 1,274 runs in 12 Tests in Australia and 1,327 runs in 29 ODIs.
Kohli hits 17th T20 International half-century while chasing the score
This is Kohli’s 17th half-century chasing the score in the T20 International. He is the highest T20 International half-century batsman chasing a score.
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This is how Australia won
Apart from Wade (80) for Australia, Glenn Maxwell (54) also batted well and led the team to a score of 186.
Washington Sundar (2/34) was the most successful bowler for India.
Chasing the score, India lost the first wicket on a score of zero. Kohli (85) struggled alone, but Mitchell Swepson (3/23) led Australia to victory.
After Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan (28) was the highest run-scorer for India.