Mohali, March 26: India will take on Australia in their final Group 2 match at the PCA Stadium here on Sunday (March 27). This game has become a virtual quarter-final match with both the sides tied at 4 points from three games with the winner booking a semi-final berth.
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Statistics favours India as they have beaten Australia in the last five T20 matches, including a 3-0 whitewash in their den in January this year. The two teams have played 12 T20 matches so far with India leading 8-4.
Looking back at their rivalry in the T20 World Cup, India and Australia have met four times with both winning two.
A look at the brief scores of India vs Australia matches in T20 World Cup:
- 2007: India beat Australia by 15 runs at Durban, South Africa, in the semi-final (India 188/5 in 20 overs; Australia 173/7 in 20 overs)
- 2010: Australia beat India by 49 runs at Bridgetown, the West Indies, in Super Eight match (Australia 184/5 in 20 overs; India 135 all out in 17.4 overs)
- 2012: Australia beat India by 9 wickets in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in Super Eight match (India 140/7 in 20 overs; Australia 141/1 in 14.5 overs)
- 2014: India beat Australia by 73 runs in Mirpur, Bangladesh, in Super Ten match (India 159/7 in 20 overs; Australia 86 in 16.2 overs)