Second T20 match will be played in Nagpur
50-50 win percentage of Indian team in Nagpur
Australian team will play T20 match for the first time in Nagpur
New Delhi. The proposed three-match T20 International series between India and Australia has started. The first match of the series was played on 20 September in Mohali. In this match, the Indian team had to face defeat by four wickets in the last over. The second match of the prestigious series will be played on 23 September in Nagpur. Although the Indian team will get victory here, there is no guarantee that.
In fact, the Indian team has played four matches in Nagpur so far. During this the team’s winning percentage has been 50-50. The Blue Army played its first match here in the year 2006 against Sri Lanka. In this match, the Indian team had to face defeat by 29 runs. After this the team took on New Zealand in 2016. In this match too, the Indian team had to face defeat, and the Kiwis won by 47 runs.
In Nagpur, the third encounter of the Indian team took place with the English team. However, the Blue Army managed to secure their first win here by five wickets. After this match, for the fourth time in the year 2019, the Indian team clashed with the neighboring country Bangladesh. In this match too, Blue Army managed to get Vijayshree by 30 runs.
We can say that Indian team statistics in Nagpur are neither very good nor very bad. A total of 12 T20 International matches have been played here so far. Many matches of T20 World Cup 2016 were held here. The good news for India is that on this ground, the Australian team will enter the field to play a T20 match for the first time.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 22, 2022, 20:58 IST