IND vs AUS T20 World Cup: 3 Battles To Watch Out For

The IND vs AUS match is set to be one of the fiercest clashes of the tournament as the Men In Blue would be looking forward to avenge the November 19, 2023 World Cup final loss to the Aussies.

IND vs AUS, Group 1, Super 8, T20 World Cup 2024

India and Australia are set to face each other at St. Lucia in the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup 2024. Both the teams will be playing their respective second match of Group 1 in the Super 8 round.

While India have remained unbeaten in the tournament so far, Australia will be coming fresh from a shock defeat from Afghanistan. A win against Australia will place India in the semi-finals comfortably. On the other hand it is a must-win game for the Aussies to keep themselves alive in the tournament.

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The IND vs AUS match is set to be one of the fiercest clashes of the tournament as the Men In Blue would be looking forward to avenge the November 19, 2023 World Cup final loss to the Aussies.

Ahead of the big face-off at St Lucia, let us have a look at three match-ups for the IND vs AUS game.

Rohit Sharma vs Mitchell Starc

IND vs AUS T20 World Cup: 3 Battles To Watch Out Four

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has often been troubled by left-arm pacers. Mitchell Starc who has been in a great from in the powerplay, could make it difficult for the Indian opener.

The Indian opener has scored 99 runs from five matches in the T20 World Cup 2024. It has been an underwhelming campaign for Sharma who might look to make it big at the IND vs AUS match.

Aussie fast bowler Starc, meanwhile, has so far played four matches in the tournament and taken three wickets.

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Surya Kumar Yadav vs Adam Zampa

IND vs AUS T20 World Cup: 3 Battles To Watch Out Four

Indian middle-order batter, Surya Kumar Yadav does not like to spare the spinners. Adam Zampa who has been doing terrific for Australia would have to come up with something special to stop power-hitter Yadav.

The World No.1 T20 batter has produced two crucial half-centuries for India in the ongoing World Cup. His prowess to hit spinners has helped India in keeping the scoreboards running. Zampa has taken 23 scalps in the T20 World Cup so far.

Spinners have had their way in the ongoing tournament. The Aussie would like to cash in on the opportunity to beat the batter.

 Jasprit Bumrah vs Travis Head

IND vs AUS T20 World Cup: 3 Battles To Watch Out Four

Indian bowling ace Jasprit Bumrah has leading the Indian bowling attack and how! Bumrah has taken 10 wickets from five matches in the T20 World Cup 2024.

Bumrah has taken three wickets of left-handers conceding just 27 runs in the tournament of the 29 balls he has bowled to them. A face-off between Bumrah and Head in the powerplay would be an interesting battle to watch out for.

Also Read: T20 World Cup 2024: Key Takeaways For Team India From IND vs AFG Match

Head-To-Head

India and Australia have contested in 31 T20 International matches so far. While India has won 19 of them, Australia have emerged victorious in 11. One match produced no result.

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