The Bangla Tigers, however, will be looking forward to adding another win to their winning streak in Adelaide today, especially with rain threatening a small game. The last time these two teams clashed in the T20 World Cup, we witnessed an absolute thriller, with India winning by 1 point in Bengaluru, thanks to MS Dhoni’s incredible holding skills and mindfulness. .
Before today’s game, TimesofIndia.com here takes a look at some very interesting statistics and trivia involving India and Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup and T20I in general:
# After winning against Zimbabwe on October 30, 2022, Bangladesh won 9 games and lost 26 of the 36 games played in the T20 World Cup (NR 1) – 25.71% win.
# After losing to South Africa on October 30, 2022, India won 26 and lost 14 out of 41 plays (NR 1) in the T20 World Cup – 63.75% win.
# India’s 180 out of five in the T20 World Cup match in Nottingham on 6 June 2009 remains the highest team total against Bangladesh in the T20I.
# Bangladesh’s record against India is 166 out of eight in Colombo (RPS) on March 18, 2018.
# Rohit Sharma, with 452 runs at an average of 41.09, including five fifty, in eleven innings, is the top runner in the T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
# Rohit Sharma, with 21 six in eleven innings, is the first six-hitter in the T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
# For Bangladesh, Sabbir Rahman, with nine innings from six games, is the first six hitter against India.
# Al-Amin Hossain, with 8 wickets at 27.87 in seven games, is the main wicket take for Bangladesh vs India in the T20Is.
# India have won ten out of eleven T20I matches played against Bangladesh, including their first eight between 6 June 2009 and 18 March 2018.
# India’s win tally includes three wins of eight wickets each: the first two in Mirpur on March 28, 2014, March 6, 2016 and in Rajkot on November 7, 2019.
# Bangladesh’s only win against India in T20Is is 7 wickets at Arun Jaitley Stadium on November 3, 2019.
# India won all three T20 World Cup games against Bangladesh – with 25 runs in Nottingham on 6 June 2009; from 8 wickets to Mirpur on 28 March 2014 and from 1 race to Bengaluru on 23 March 2016.
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# A superb 89 out of 61 ball winning shot by Rohit Sharma, as captain, in Colombo (RPS) on 14 March 2018 is the highest score in matches involving India and Bangladesh.
# In fact, the first three innings in T20Is involving the two nations belong to Rohit Sharma.
# Rohit also scored 85 out of 43 balls in Rajkot on 7 November 2019 and 83 out of 55 balls in Mirpur on 24 February 2016.
# For Bangladesh, Mohammad Naim posted 81 out of 48 balloons in Nagpur on November 10, 2019, the highest for Bangladesh.
# Rohit Sharma led in most T20I (6) matches against Bangladesh, winning five and losing one – 83.33% success.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni won all five T20I matches as captain of India against Bangladesh, achieving a 100% success rate.
# Deepak Chahar had produced a career best 6 out of 3.2 overs at Nagpur on November 10, 2019 – the best figures in T20I involving India and Bangladesh.
# Chahar’s average of 1.16 in the above match remains the best for any country bowler on trial with six wickets in a T20I.
# Chahar, during his exceptional spell, also scored a hat-trick to become the first Indian bowler to accomplish the feat in T20I.
# Yuzvendra Chahal’s 9 wicket count at 5pm in six games is the highest in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
Yuzvendra Chahal (Photo by Pankaj Nangia / Getty Images)
# Rohit Sharma has featured in all three centuries against Bangladesh in T20Is – 118 with Shikhar Dhawan for first wicket in Rajkot on 7 November 2019, 102 with Suresh Raina for second wicket in Colombo (RPS) on 14 March 2018 and 100 with Virat Kohli for the second wicket at Mirpur on 28 March 2014.
# Mohammad Naim and Mohammad Mithun had shared a 98 partnership for third wicket in Nagpur on 10 November 2019, their highest record for any wicket against India in the T20I.
Statistics Courtesy: Rajesh Kumar