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10 Major Records broken and created in AUSvsIND T20I series

10 Major Records broken and created in AUSvsIND T20I series: So after the thrilling T20I bilateral series, it is India who emerged as giant champions as they thrashed the Aussies to a whitewash in their home turf. The visitors put on a commendable performances in the second half of the tour and managed to square the tour 4-4 after they were 4-0 down. Many records were broken and created throughout the series and we list out some interesting stats from the epic KFC Twenty20 International series.

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Virat Kohli became the first batsman to smash 3 scores of 50 or more in a T20I bilateral series.

  1. In 140 years of cricket history, Australia have never been whitewashed in a series of 3 or more matches in their home turf. This is the first instance when Aussies were humiliated in their backyard by the Indians.

 

  1. Virat Kohli scored 199 runs in the series, which is the most by any batsman in a T20I bilateral series. His strike-rate being 160.4 and scored at a staggering average of 199.

 

  1. India chased the highest total ever in T20Is in Australia. They scored 200 after being set a target of 198 in the 3rd T20I.

 

  1. Virat Kohli has smashed 7 scores of 50+ in the tour (8 innings) which is the most in a tour of Australia. Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar has 6 scores of 50+ in 14 and 11 innings respectively.

 

  1.  India became the first team to score 180+ in 3 or more innings in a bilateral T20I series.

 

  1. Shane Watson registered the highest score (124*) by any batsmen in T20Is in a losing cause.

 

  1. Rohit Sharma has scored 18 sixes in this tour and became the most sixes hit by an Indian against home team in a single tour. Virender Sehwag hit 17 sixes during India’s tour of New Zealand in 2009.

 

  1. 1077 runs have been scored in this series, the 2nd most in a 3-match bilateral T20I series. Highest is 1121 runs during South Africa-West Indies series in 2015.

 

  1. This is the first time that a batsman has scored three scores of 50 or more in a T20I bilateral series. Kohli knocks were 90*, 59* and 50 in the three matches.

 

  1. Australia have taken 9 wickets in this series. This is the first time a team has failed to pick at least 10 wickets in a 3-match bilateral series.