Here is our Match Prediction and Tips for India vs Australia 1st T20i match.
India and Australia will take on each other for the 1st match of the T20i series after completing the Asia Cup on 8th September. The 1st match will commence on 20th September at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
India won the previous T20i series against the West Indies by 4-1 and showed an incredible performance in the T20 format. The hosts will now be eyeing a strong start in this T20i series as well. Meanwhile, Australia do not have David Warner in their squad which will be a challenge for the team to win in the T20is.
Team India has played five T20i series this year till now. They won 4 out 5 series while 1 series was tied. Surya Kumar Yadav has scored the most runs for India in T20is in the previous series by scoring 135 runs in 4 matches at a strike rate of 33.35, followed by Rishabh Pant (115 runs), Rohit Sharma 108 and Shreyas Iyer 98.
Ravi Bishnoi was the highest wicket-taker for team India in T20is in the previous series with 8 wickets to his name in 3 matches. Arshdeep Singh has picked up 7 wickets in the last 5 innings.
In their last T20i series, Australia defeated Sri Lanka 2-1 in the 3-match T20i series. Wicket Keeper Josh Inglis was the top scorer along with Glenn Maxwell, with 155 and 138 runs in 5 matches.
Josh Hazelwood was the top wicket-taker amongst Aussies. He picked 8 wickets in 3 innings at an average of 8.12 while maintaining an economy of 4.70.
India vs Australia 1st T20i Match Details –
Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
Date and Time: 20th September, Tuesday, at 7:30 PM IST
India vs Australia 1st T20i Match Prediction and Tips
✅ 70 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 under 170 runs if India bats first
✅ Total first innings score can be over 180 runs if Australia bats first
✅ Australia to win the match
✅ Player of the Match – Glenn Maxwell
✅ Highest wicket-taker – Josh Hazelwood
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GUGOBET Prediction Corner –
India vs Australia Head-to-Head T20is
Matches Played – 23
Won by India – 13
Won by Australia – 09
Players to watch out for –
Indian opener, Surya Kumar Yadav is the second highest run scorer for India in T20is this year. He is expected to give India a strong start in the first T20i match.
Our Prediction – Surya Kumar Yadav to score over 50 runs in the first match.
Glenn Maxwell has been seen in a destructive form this year. He was the second highest run-scorer in Australia’s previous T20i series against Sri Lanka. He might look forward to anticipating the same in the upcoming fixture.
Our Prediction – Glenn Maxwell to score over 100 runs in the first match.
Josh Hazelwood is expected to take over 3 wickets in the upcoming match.
Pitch Report –
The wicket at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium is a batting-friendly surface and is expected to assist the batters once again here. Pacers might get some help towards the latter half of the match while will play a good role in the middle half. Chasing will be an ideal option on this ground.
The temperature is expected to hover around 28°C on the matchday with 75% humidity and 5-8 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
Probable Playing XI for India vs Australia 1st T20i Match –
India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Josh Inglis, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Daniel Sams, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson