Australia set target to win T20 series

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 | 0

Team Australia set target to win T20 series against India and according to the latest news, they have become an even in the series by 1 – 1. Team India won the first T20 and team Australia won the second one. Now, they are looking forward to win the 3rd and last T20I against Men in Blue and through that they can secure their T20 series against India.

After facing a unfortunate defeat against team India in ODI series, Australia cricket team are in trouble. Their regular captain Steve Smith is not in the T20I team squad due to some problem and so, the captaincy is now on to David Warner who is much familiar with Indian team. Besides, they also have some destructive batsmen in their squad along with some talented pacers and spinners. But to defeat India in their home ground, they need some good luck as well.

Australia set target to win T20 series

However, the history favours the India most. They played last T20 series against India in 2015/16 and by when India travelled Australia. There India defeated Aussie team by 3 – 0 in T20 series. So, it seems that Australia is little weak in T20 competition. And also their current T20 ranking according to ICC is seven where India is in 5th position.

However, if we consider the last ten T20 matches statistics between two teams, India won eight matches and team Australia won just two of them. Just earlier the last match, team India won consecutive seven T20 matches against Australia. But Australia team does not depend on the past. They are one of the most powerful cricket team in the World and dominated World cricket many times before. So, they are desperate to beat India in the last match.

Their India tour has started just earlier the 12th September, 2017 where they played a warm up match against Indian Board President’s XI. From this tour, they yet to achieve anything only but one ODI match. So, they do not want to return Australia with empty hand and there is only way to get their demanding fact which is they need to beat India in last match. So, they would win the series by 2 – 1.

The 3rd T20I between India and Australia will take place in 13th October, 2017 at Hyderabad.

Earlier, team Australia played an ODI series against India where they faced defeat by 4 – 1. India secured the series by winning three matches consecutively at the beginning. Australia could not get any chance but won fourth ODI only.

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