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IndvsAus Must-Win Match for Semis!

🏏 In the 51st match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024, India takes on Australia in a crucial encounter at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Saint Lucia. This Super 8, Group 1 match is vital for both teams’ chances of reaching the semifinals. India, leading the group with 2 wins, needs this victory to secure its spot. Australia, after a loss to Afghanistan, must win to stay in contention. Beating India, however, is a tough task for the Aussies as India has historically had the upper hand in this format.

In the history of the T20 World Cup, India and Australia have faced off in 5 matches since 2007. India has won 3 of these encounters, while Australia has won 2. The first match between these two teams in the 2007 edition saw India triumph by 15 runs. Australia clinched victories in 2010 and 2012, but India bounced back with wins in 2014 and 2016.

India leads in T20 International records against Australia, winning 19 out of 31 matches. Australia has secured 11 wins, and 1 match ended without a result. Virat Kohli holds the record for the most runs scored in India vs. Australia T20I matches, amassing 794 runs in 22 matches with 8 half-centuries. Jasprit Bumrah, with 16 wickets in 13 matches, is India's leading wicket-taker against Australia in T20Is.