Player of the Match
Player of the Match
, play 04:15
'Not worried about WT20 spot' - Watson

Australia allrounder Shane Watson says he's enjoying his game and not worrying about his spot in the WT20 squad

, play 03:24
Fine line between being smart and foolish - Ashwin

India offspinner R Ashwin talks about his being dropped for part of the ODI series, and says that the tour of Australia has been an evenly matched one

Successive wins

1

No. of T20Is India had won in their last six matches, before these two consecutive wins. Before that they had won seven consecutive games.

Top at the back

139

No. of stumpings by Sangakkara in International matches - MS Dhoni has gone past that in this match with his second stumping.

Hammering from both ends

0

No. of previous instances of both teams having 50-plus opening stand in T20Is in Australia. This is the first such T20I in Aus and 12th overall.

Huge at MCG

182

Highest total at the MCG in T20Is, by Aus vs SA in 2008-09, before India making 184 for 3 in this match.

Multiple 50s

0

No. of India players who scored more than one 50-plus score in a bilateral T20I series, before Kohli in this series.

Quick team-100

68

No. of balls taken by India to reach 100 runs, is the second-least against Autralia in Australia. Fastest: 67 balls by WI, Brisbane, Feb 2013.

Missed ton

1

No. of opening stands higher than 97 by Rohit-Dhawan, for India in T20Is - 136 by Sehwag-Gambhir vs Eng, Durban, 2007 WT20.

Dhawan's best

33

Previous highest score for Dhawan in T20Is, in nine innings. He has surpassed that today.

Field first?

1

No. of times the teams have elected to field first, in the previous eight T20Is at MCG. Toss-winning sides have 3-5 win-loss record here.