IND vs AUS: The third and deciding T20 match will be played between India and Australia today. Both the teams are tied 1-1 in the three-match series and will look to win the series at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. A T20 match will be played in this stadium in Hyderabad after three years. Whereas India and Australia will play a T20 match at this ground for the first time. Earlier, the match between the two teams in 2017 was cancelled.
India-Australia will play T20 for the first time in Hyderabad
Talking about the Indian team, after losing the first match in Mohali, they retaliated in Nagpur and won the 8-8 over match played here. Team India has not won the T20 series against Australia at home till date, so Rohit Sharma will have a chance to achieve this record. Apart from this, Rohit will also have a chance to achieve another special achievement.
Opportunity to overtake Virat
If Rohit Sharma wins today’s match, then he will overtake Virat in terms of winning most matches as an Indian captain in T20Is. The record for winning most matches in T20Is for India is currently held by former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni had 42 wins in 72 matches under his captaincy, in which one match was tied. On the other hand, Rohit and Virat are joint second with 32-32 wins. Although under the captaincy of Virat, Team India has won 30 matches while two matches have been tied. At the same time, India has won 32 matches under the captaincy of Rohit. In such a situation, as soon as Rohit wins today’s match, he will overtake Virat in terms of most wins as captain.
Most wins as Indian captain in T20Is
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni: 42 wins (72 matches)
- Rohit Sharma: 32 (41 matches)
- Virat Kohli: 32 (41 matches)
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