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Scans have revealed that Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch suffered a "moderate grade" injury to his left hamstring during the second T20 against India
If what MS Dhoni says is to be gone by, another good start by the top three in the final T20I could mean no batting for Yuvraj Singh and Hardik Pandya
Australia's captain Aaron Finch will be replaced by Usman Khawaja for the dead rubber Twenty20 against India on Sunday and is under a cloud for New Zealand and beyond after a hamstring injury that has left the selectors scrambling for an alternate leader
Stats highlights from the second T20I between Australia and India at the MCG
Plays of the day during the second T20I between Australia and India in Melbourne
No. of T20Is India had won in their last six matches, before these two consecutive wins. Before that they had won seven consecutive games.
No. of stumpings by Sangakkara in International matches - MS Dhoni has gone past that in this match with his second stumping.
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.
Highest total at the MCG in T20Is, by Aus vs SA in 2008-09, before India making 184 for 3 in this match.
No. of India players who scored more than one 50-plus score in a bilateral T20I series, before Kohli in this series.
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.
No. of opening stands higher than 97 by Rohit-Dhawan, for India in T20Is - 136 by Sehwag-Gambhir vs Eng, Durban, 2007 WT20.
Previous highest score for Dhawan in T20Is, in nine innings. He has surpassed that today.
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.