The final match of the five-match T20 series between India and Australia will be played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Today (December 3rd) both teams meet at 7 p.m. A T20 match between these two teams was previously played at this ground. Then, thanks to Maxwell’s century, Australia beat India. Australia won this game by 7 wickets.
In this match on February 27, 2019, Australian captain Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bowl first. Here KL Rahul batted brilliantly and gave Team India a good start by scoring 47 runs off 26 balls. Later, Virat Kohli’s 72 runs off 38 balls and MS Dhoni’s 40 runs off 23 balls took Team India to a score of 190/4 in the stipulated 20 overs. Considering the pitch of Bengaluru, this score was not very high. This is because the chase was easy on this course.
Australia got off to a bad start here. When they reached 22 runs, the Kangaroo team lost two wickets. From here, D’Archie Short and Glenn Maxwell took over the innings with a partnership of 73 runs. Short became the victim of Vijay Shankar after scoring 40 runs in 28 balls. Glenn Maxwell started here. He hit sixes in an explosive manner. The result was that he formed an unbeaten partnership of 99 runs off 51 balls with Peter Handscomb and led Australia to victory.
In this partnership, Handscomb scored 20 runs off 18 balls. The remaining runs came from Maxwell’s bat. Australia reached the target with two balls remaining and seven wickets. Maxwell received the Player of the Match award after scoring 113 runs in 55 balls.
Australia played two T20 matches at Chinnaswamy Stadium and won both matches. At the same time, the Indian team lost three out of six games on this ground and won two games. A Team India game here remained inconclusive. This means Australia’s record on this ground is much better than Team India’s.