Here is our Match Prediction and Tips for Australia vs India 2nd T20i Match.
Australia and India will take on each other for the 2nd match of the series after Australia showed a complete team performance in the 1st match. The 2nd match will commence on 23rd September at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur.
Australia is leading by 1-0 in this 3 match T20i series and would be eager to seal the series by winning the 2nd match against India . Meanwhile, India will try to forget their previous match performance and would want to bounce back stronger in the upcoming fixture to level up the series.
Team Australia won the toss and elected to bowl first in the previous match. Except for Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, all Indian batters were right on the money, especially Hardik Pandya, who scored 71 off 30 to put a huge total of 208 runs on the board for India to chase. Surya Kumar Yadav and KL Rahul smashed 46 and 55 runs with a strike rate of 184 and 157 respectively.
Nathan Ellis was the most economical bowler for Australia as he gave out just 30 runs in 4 overs and also picked 3 wickets.
Australian captain, Aaron Finch failed to stay at the crease for long and was dismissed early in the game. Cameron Green and Steven Smith made a partnership of 70 runs which steadied the run chase. Green scored 61 runs off 30 balls and Steven Smith stacked 35 in 24 balls. Matthew Wade accelerated the winning process by smashing 45 runs in 21 balls. Australia won the match by 4 wickets.
Umesh Yadav and Axar Patel both bagged 2 and 3 wickets each in the second innings.
Australia vs India 2nd T20i Match Details –
Venue: Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur.
Date and Time: 23rd September, Friday at 7:00 PM IST
Australia vs India 2nd T20i Match Prediction and Tips
✅ 60 runs can be expected in the powerplay of the first innings
✅ 1 wicket can be expected in the powerplay of the first innings
✅ Total first innings score can be over 180 runs if India bats first
✅ Total first innings score can be under 170 runs if Australia bats first
✅ India to win the match
✅ Player of the Match -Suryakumar Yadav
✅ Highest wicket-taker – Yuzvendra Chahal
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GUGOBET Prediction Corner –
Australia vs India Head to Head T20i
Matches Played – 24
Won by Australia – 11
Won by India – 13
Players to watch out for –
Hardik Pandya has been in red-hot form since the IPL and continued that with a superb display of batting in the first match, having scored 71 runs. We expect him to showcase his all-rounder skills in the upcoming fixture as well.
Our Prediction – Hardik Pandya to score over 30 runs and take around 2 wickets in the second match.
A reliable player with both bat and ball, Glenn Maxwell might score some runs in the 2nd T20i. Having scored 1 runs in the first T20I and giving out 10 runs in 1 over, he would like for a comeback in the upcoming fixture..
Our Prediction – Glenn Maxwell to score over 40 runs in the second match.
Surya Kumar Yadav can be lethal with the bat in the upcoming fixture.
Umesh Yadav has been seen in good touch with the ball and can do some damage to the India batting line-up.
Cameron Green can be the top run-scorer for Australia in the second match. Cameron Green to score over 50 runs in the 2nd T20i.
Yuzvendra Chahal is the player India should be worried about as he can do some serious damage with the ball.
Pitch Report –
The surface at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground is a batting-friendly wicket and is expected to aid the batters once again here. Pacers might get some assistance towards the latter half of the match while spinners may play a promising role in the middle overs.
The temperature is expected to hover around 26°C on the matchday with 84% humidity and 8 km/hr wind speed. There are 14% chances of precipitation during the game.
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