3 Indian batsmen to have scored the most number of runs against Australia in T20Is

By Bet Barter

November 16, 2020

India and Australia are set to play in every one of the three formats of the game throughout the following few months. India’s Tour of Australia will start with the T20 series, and if past matches between the two groups are anything to pass by, we could be in for three cracking challenges.

India has played against Australia multiple times in T20Is, and holds an amazing record, having won 11 matches and lost only 8 against their top opponents.

Matches between these two groups are regularly high scoring undertakings and anticipate that this series should be the same with the nature of batsmen the two sides have.

Here we check the Men in Blue’s three leading run-scorers in T20 internationals against Australia:

1. Virat Kohli

No points for guessing who sits on top of the list. Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in the T20Is among India and Australia. The Indian skipper has scored 584 runs in only 16 games against the Aussies, at a fantastic average of 64.88.

Virat Kohli additionally has an extremely solid strike-rate of 147.10. He has six fifties to his name with the best score of 90. What makes his record exceptional is that no other player has scored more than 405 runs in games among India and Australia.

2. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is next on the list. Rohit has been able to score 318 runs in 19 matches against Australia. The Mumbai Indians captain averages 22.71 at a strike rate of 133.61 and has hit three fifties.

Despite the fact that his stats in T20 cricket against Australia aren’t the best, he cherishes playing against Aaron Finch’s side and has delighted in some amazing innings against them as of late.

3. MS Dhoni

India’s third most elevated run-getter in T20 matches against Australia is MS Dhoni. The previous India captain is only five runs behind Rohit Sharma, with 313 runs in 17 matches.  While he couldn’t score a fifty against Australia in T20 cricket, Dhoni still has a good average of 39.12.

The wicketkeeper-batsman delivered a few game-dominating innings against Australia. He has always been very confident about his capacity to assume the finisher’s role in restricted overs cricket. Australia should be happy that they don’t need to face Dhoni again.

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