The Bangla Tigers though will be itching to add one more win to their wins column in Adelaide today, especially with rain threatening a curtailed match. The last time these two teams clashed in the T20 World Cup, we witnessed an absolute thriller, with India winning by 1 run in Bengaluru, thanks to MS Dhoni’s incredible keeping skills and presence of mind.
Ahead of the match today, TimesofIndia.com here takes a look at some very interesting stats and trivia involving India and Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup and in T20Is overall:
# After their win vs Zimbabwe on October 30, 2022, Bangladesh have won 9 matches and lost 26 out of 36 played in the T20 World Cup (NR 1) – winning % 25.71.
# After their defeat to South Africa on October 30, 2022, India have won 26 and lost 14 out of 41 played (NR 1) in the T20 World Cup – winning % 63.75.
# India’s 180 for five in the World T20 fixture at Nottingham on June 6, 2009 remains their highest team total vs Bangladesh in T20Is.
# Bangladesh’s highest against India is 166 for eight at Colombo (RPS) on March 18, 2018.
# Rohit Sharma, with 452 runs at an average of 41.09, including five fifties, in eleven innings, is the top run-getter in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
# Rohit Sharma, with 21 sixes in eleven innings, is the top six-hitter in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
# For Bangladesh, Sabbir Rahman, with nine innings in six matches, is the leading six-hitter vs India.
# Al-Amin Hossain, with 8 wickets at 27.87 in seven matches, is the leading wicket-taker for Bangladesh vs India in T20Is.
# India have won ten T20I matches out of eleven contested against Bangladesh, including the first eight between June 6, 2009 and March 18, 2018.
# India’s tally of wins includes three victories by eight wickets each – the first two at Mirpur on March 28, 2014, March 6, 2016 and at Rajkot on November 7, 2019.
# Bangladesh’s only win against India in T20Is is by 7 wickets at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Nov.3,2019.
# India have won all three of their T20 World Cup fixtures vs Bangladesh – by 25 runs at Nottingham on June 6, 2009; by 8 wickets at Mirpur on March 28, 2014 and by 1 run at Bengaluru on March 23, 2016.
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# A superb match-winning knock of 89 off 61 balls by Rohit Sharma, as captain, at Colombo (RPS) on March 14, 2018 is the highest score in matches involving India and Bangladesh.
# In fact the top three innings in T20Is involving the two nations belong to Rohit Sharma.
# Rohit also scored 85 off 43 balls at Rajkot on Nov.7, 2019 and 83 off 55 balls at Mirpur on February 24, 2016.
# For Bangladesh, Mohammad Naim posted 81 off 48 balls at Nagpur on Nov.10, 2019 – the highest for Bangladesh.
# Rohit Sharma led in most T20I matches (6) vs Bangladesh, winning five and losing one – success % 83.33.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni won all five T20I matches as India captain vs Bangladesh, enjoying 100% success rate.
# Deepak Chahar had produced a career-best 6 for 7 off 3.2 overs at Nagpur on Nov.10, 2019 – the best figures in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
# Chahar’s average of 1.16 in the above match remains the best for any bowler from a Test-playing country with six wickets in a T20I.
# Chahar, during his outstanding spell, had bagged a hat-trick as well to become the first Indian bowler to accomplish the feat in T20Is.
# Yuzvendra Chahal’s tally of 9 wickets at 17.00 runs apiece in six matches is the highest in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
Yuzvendra Chahal (Photo by Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images)
# Rohit Sharma has figured in all three century stands against Bangladesh in T20Is – 118 with Shikhar Dhawan for the first wicket at Rajkot on Nov.7, 2019, 102 with Suresh Raina for the second wicket at Colombo (RPS) on March 14, 2018 and 100 with Virat Kohli for the second wicket at Mirpur on March 28, 2014.
# Mohammad Naim and Mohammad Mithun had shared a partnership of 98 for the third wicket at Nagpur on November 10, 2019 – their highest for any wicket against India in T20Is.
Stats Courtesy: Rajesh Kumar