The current series was drawn 1-1 with one abandoned. Here is the complete record of matches between the two teams:
Australia recorded their first win in T20Is in India during the second match of this series.
We now look at individual records. The number of matches is not large enough to make comparisons of averages and strike rates meaningful, so we concentrate on aggregates and match and innings performances.
Batting-most runs (100 and above):
RG Sharma and MS Dhoni have played in all 15 of the matches between these teams. Warner has played the most (9) for Australia.
The only century was made by Watson. Kohli has made the most scores of 50-plus (4) while 3 others have 3.
Highest individual scores (60 and above):
This was a low-scoring series with Henriques’s 62* being the highest score.
Most wickets (5 and above):
Ashwin, Bumrah and Watson share the top position.
Best innings bowling (all instances of 2wi and above):
There are two 4-wickets hauls, by Ashwin in 2014 and by Behrendorff in the current series.
Behrendorff’s 4-21 is the best for Aus vs Ind in T20Is, surpassing the 3-11 by Bracken at Melbourne in 2008. In the same match, Zampa with 2-19 also surpassed the existing record of 2-23 (for Aus in Ind) by Watson in 2016.
Fielding (3 or more dismissals):
Dhoni predictably has the most dismissals as well as stumpings, while Jadeja and Kohli have the most catches by non-keepers.
Best innings fielding (2 or more dismissals):
While Dhoni and Paine have the most dismissals by a keeper, several non-keepers have taken 2 catches in an innings.
All-round match performance (Minimum 20 runs and 2 wickets):
Watson’s performance is clearly better.