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224dThe Report by Brydon Coverdale

Magical Kohli steers India into semi-finals

Virat Kohli made an unbeaten 82 off 51 balls, which helped India progress to the semi-final, against West Indies, and ended Australia World T20 campaign, and the international career of Shane Watson

224dESPNcricinfo staff

Virat Kohli assault guides India to Semi-finals

A 51-ball 82 from Virat Kohli, helped India qualify for the Semi-Finals of the World T20, as they beat Australia by six wickets, with five balls to spare in Mohali on Sunday.

224dShashank Kishore in Mohali

Dhoni hails Kohli's 'incredible innings'

India captain MS Dhoni called Virat Kohli's unbeaten 82 an "incredible innings" after he had helped his team into the World T20 semi-finals with a six-wicket win over Australia

224dJarrod Kimber

Watson skips into T20 retirement

Shane Watson skipped from the field when he imagined Australia had won and there was still a spring in his step after Virat Kohli ensured that his T20 career ended two games earlier than he wanted

224dMelinda Farrell in Mohali

'Let ourselves down in middle overs' - Smith

Steven Smith pointed the finger squarely at Australia's batting through the middle overs, as he has done throughout the tournament, as the key impediment to T20 success

224dSidharth Monga in Mohali

Cool Kohli conquers the chaos

As the pressure mounted, Virat Kohli kept playing his game, kept taking singles, waited for the mistakes - and then delivered the decisive blows

224dSidharth Monga in Mohali

Experienced India should ride the flow - Kohli

India did not adapt well in their first match against New Zealand, but since then they have put in performances that batsman Virat Kohli has cherished and hopes would continue against Australia in a knockout clash

Preview

224dThe Preview by Brydon Coverdale

Semi-final spot on the line in Mohali

Twelve days after the World T20 proper began, the parallels between India and Australia will end - only one team will make it through to the semi-finals

The chase master

122.83

Kohli's average in successful run-chases in T20Is, at a SR of 131: in 15 inngs he has scored 737 runs with 9 not-outs

India on top

6

Consecutive T20I victories for India versus Australia

Kohli v Australia

53.16

Kohli's T20I average v Australia, in 8 innings before today's game. In chases, his average is only 33 from 4 innings

Advantage Australia

16

The difference in runs scored at the halfway stage - Australia were 81 for 3 after 10, compared to India's 65 for 3

Australia's slowdown

51

Runs scored by Australia in ten overs from the 5th to the 14th, after scoring 53 in the first four. They scored 56 in the last six

Flying start

53

Australia's score after 4 overs, their 2nd highest in a T20I; their highest is 55, v WI in Sydney, 2010

Costly Ashwin

22

Runs conceded by Ashwin in his first over, his second highest in a T20I; his worst is 24, v Aus in Rajkot, 2013

To bat first or chase?

6-7

Win-loss record for teams batting first in Mohali, in the last three IPL seasons

Australia's nemesis

8

Number of T20I matches Australia have lost v India. It's their most losses v any team, and India's most wins v an opponent

ICC Men's T20 World Cup

Super 10 Group 1
TeamMWLPTNRR
WI43160.359
ENG43160.145
SA42240.651
SL4132-0.461
AFG4132-0.715
Super 10 Group 2
TeamMWLPTNRR
NZ44081.9
INDIA4316-0.305
AUS42240.233
PAK4132-0.093
BDESH4040-1.805
First Round Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
BDESH32051.938
NL31130.154
OMAN3113-1.521
IRE3021-0.685
First Round Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
AFG33061.54
ZIM3214-0.567
SCOT3122-0.132
HKG3030-1.017