However, the Bangla Tigers are eager to add another win to their victory column in Adelaide today, especially with rain threatening a cut short game. 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 skills and presence of mind.
Ahead of today’s match, TimesofIndia.com takes a look at some very interesting stats and tidbits about India and Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup and in T20Is in general:
# After their victory over Zimbabwe on October 30, 2022, Bangladesh have won 9 matches and lost 26 out of 36 in the T20 World Cup (NR 1) – win % 25.71.
# After their defeat to South Africa on October 30, 2022, India won 26 and lost 14 out of 41 played (NR 1) in the T20 World Cup – win % 63.75.
# India’s 180 for five in the World T20 match in Nottingham on June 6, 2009 remains their highest team total vs Bangladesh in T20Is.
# Bangladesh’s highest against India is 166 for eight in Colombo (RPS) on March 18, 2018.
# Rohit Sharma, with 452 runs at an average of 41.09, of which five in the fifty, in eleven innings, is the best go-getter in T20Is with India and Bangladesh.
# Rohit Sharma, with 21 sixes in eleven innings, is the best six-hitter in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
# For Bangladesh, Sabbir Rahman, with nine innings in six games, 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 has won ten T20I matches out of eleven matches against Bangladesh, including the first eight between 6 June 2009 and 18 March 2018.
# India’s win count includes three wins with 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 by 7 wickets at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on November 3, 2019.
# India has won all three of their T20 World Cup matches against Bangladesh – by 25 runs in Nottingham on 6 June 2009; by 8 wickets in Mirpur on March 28, 2014 and with 1 run in Bengaluru on March 23, 2016.
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# An amazing match-winning knockout of 89 from 61 balls by Rohit Sharma, as captain, in 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 countries belong to Rohit Sharma.
# Rohit also scored 85 from 43 balls in Rajkot on 7 November 2019 and 83 from 55 balls in Mirpur on 24 February 2016.
# For Bangladesh, Mohammad Naim posted 81 from 48 balls in Nagpur on Nov 10, 2019 – highest for Bangladesh.
# Rohit Sharma led in most T20I matches (6) against Bangladesh, winning five and losing one – success % 83.33.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni won all five T20I matches as India captain against Bangladesh with a 100% success rate.
# Deepak Chahar had produced a career best of 6 for 7 out of 3.2 overs in Nagpur on Nov 10, 2019 – best marks in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
# Chahar’s average of 1.16 in the above match remains the best for any test country bowler with six wickets in a T20I.
# Chahar had also bagged a hat-trick during his outstanding spell to become the first Indian bowler to accomplish this feat in T20Is.
# Yuzvendra Chahal’s tally of 9 wickets at 5pm each in six matches is the highest in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.
Yuzvendra Chahal (Photo by Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images)
# Rohit Sharma has in all three century stands against Bangladesh in T20Is – 118 with Shikhar Dhawan for the first wicket in Rajkot on November 7, 2019, 102 with Suresh Raina for the second wicket in 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 third wicket in Nagpur on 10th November 2019 – their highest for any wicket against India in T20Is.
Statistics Courtesy of: Rajesh Kumar