India’s 2020-21 tour of Australia has been a blended bag to this point in that the guests had been largely outplayed within the One-day Worldwide collection earlier than they got here again to win the Twenty20 Worldwide collection. Because the showdown of a four-match Border-Gavaskar Take a look at collection attracts close to, India’s assets are replenished with Take a look at specialists in Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane at the same time as uncertainty looms over the participation of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli will probably be missed after the primary Take a look at as a consequence of his paternity depart.
India tasted nice success on their final tour, in 2018-19, successful their first ever Take a look at collection on Australia soil however with a caveat. Australia had been lacking Steve Smith and David Warner because the duo had been serving their year-long bans for ball-tampering.
With Smith again and among the many runs since comeback, the problem turns into that a lot troublesome for India, who’ve gained solely 28 out of the 98 Exams they’ve performed towards Australia, shedding 42.
In Australia, although, India have gained solely seven of their 48 Exams and misplaced 29.
Except for the 2018-19 collection, India didn’t win a Take a look at in two of their final three Take a look at excursions to Australia.
In 2014-15 the guests misplaced 2-Zero that got here after a humiliating 4-Zero drubbing in 2011-12.
Indians will take solace from the truth that they’d gained the final time they performed a Take a look at in Adelaide – the primary of the 2018-19 collection.
Nonetheless, that recreation wasn’t a day-night affair just like the Take a look at beginning on Thursday and Australia, who’ve gained all 5 of their day-night Exams, have extra expertise of floodlit Exams than India’s one – a win over Bangladesh in Kolkata final 12 months.
Among the many batsmen, Sachin Tendulkar has scored probably the most Take a look at runs for India in Australia – 1809 at 53.20 with six centuries from 20 Exams.
Virat Kohli is second to Tendulkar with 1274 runs at 55.39 from 12 Exams.
Kapil Dev holds the file for many wickets by an Indian in Australia in Exams. He has 51 wickets to his title from 11 Exams.
Kohli is tied with Tendulkar for many Take a look at centuries for India in Australia – six. 4 of Kohli’s six lots of got here on the 2014-15 tour alone.
Kapil Dev holds the file for probably the most five-wicket hauls in Exams for India in Australia (5). Anil Kumble has 4 five-wicket hauls in Australia together with a 10-for.
India’s highest complete in Australia is 705 for 7 declared within the 2004 Sydney Take a look at the place Tendulkar hit 241 not out.
Their lowest complete is 58 all out in Brisbane in November 1947.
India’s largest margin of victory (by runs) is the 222-run win in Melbourne in 1977 whereas their narrowest victory got here in Adelaide on the final tour the place they gained by 31 runs.
The best partnership for India in Australia got here within the Sydney Take a look at of 2004 when Tendulkar and VVS Laxman added 353 runs for the fourth wicket.
Probably the most dismissals for India as wicket-keeper in Australia have been executed by MS Dhoni – 35 dismissals (31 catches, 4 stumpings).
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