The hosts India and the visiting side Windies will play the third and final T20I of the series on Wednesday (11th December) night at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai). As the series is currently standing at level (1-1), the Mumbai T20I is going to be the series decider.
India won the opening game of this T20I series by six wickets (with eight balls remaining). Their visitors equalled the series after winning the Thiruvananthapuram T20I by eight wickets (with nine balls remaining).
Here are some crucial stats previews before the Mumbai T20I between India and Windies.
Venue stats (Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai)
Ground’s history in first and second batting in T20Is
|Stats||Total||First Batting||Second Batting|
|Innings average (Average run-rate)||185.42 (9.39)||187.33 (9.36)||183.50 (9.42)|
Teams’ T20I records at this venue
India vs Windies Head-to-Head T20I records
|Stats||Matches||India Won||Windies Won||Tied/No Result|
|At Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)||1||0||1||0/0|
|In last 5 matches||5||4||1||0/0|
T20I records in 2019
Indian cricketers’ stats
i) Rohit Sharma (399 sixes) needs to hit one more six to complete his 400 international sixes. He will become the third batsman to hit at least 400 international sixes. Only Chris Gayle (534 sixes) and Shahid Afridi (476 sixes) have hit 400+ sixes in the international career.
ii) Virat Kohli (994 runs) is six runs away to become the third batsman to score 1,000 T20I runs at home. Only New Zealand cricketers Martin Guptill (1,430 runs) and Colin Munro (1,000 runs) have scored 1,000 or more T20I runs at home.
iii) Virat Kohli (99 sixes) needs to hit one more six to become the sixth Indian batsman to hit 100 international sixes at home.
iv) The leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (52 wickets) is one wicket behind to become the leading T20I wicket-taker for India. Chahal is currently the joint-most T20I wicket-taker for this nation as the off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has also taken 52 T20I wickets.
vi) Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant (five dismissals) needs to make one more dismissal to create a new record of most T20I dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper against Windies. MS Dhoni has also managed five T20I dismissals against Windies.
Windies cricketers’ stats
i) It will be the 68th T20I for Kieron Pollard which will be the second most T20I appearance for Windies as he will surpass Marlon Samuels (67 T20Is). Denesh Ramdin is on the top of this list with 71 T20Is for Windies.
iii) Kieron Pollard (990 runs) is 10 runs away, and Lendl Simmons (983 runs) in 17 runs behind to complete their 1,000 T20I runs for Windies. Till the date, only three batsmen have scored 1,000+ T20I runs for Windies. These three Caribbean cricketers are Chris Gayle (1,627 runs), Marlon Samuels (1,611 runs) and Dwayne Bravo (1,142 runs).
iii) Kieron Pollard (9,867 runs) needs to score 56 more runs to become the second most T20 run-scorer by surpassing Brendon McCullum (9,922 runs). Chris Gayle is on the top position in this list with 13,152 T20 runs.