Australia have never lost World Cup in semi final. India have won 2 out 3 ! Does History will change |?
World cup 2nd semi-final in the series, which is taking place at the stadium in Sydney, Australia decided for bat first.
Steven Smith played better lashed cents. 93 runs from 105 balls (11 fours and 2 sixes) Umesh ball when piled out. Australia has scored 328 for 7 wickets in 50 overs.
Australia have dominating the match with decent run rate . Mitchel Johnson have scored 27 runs for 9 Balls which is highlighted and helps pass the 300 runs. The statistics and SCG venue records slightly indicating that winning chances favor to Australia.
Australia have never lost World Cup in semi final. India have won 2 out 3. India had played 42 one day matches and India had won 10 and 30 matches won by Australia.
Over all so far 117 matches had played and Australia had won 67 and India won 40. India’s record against Australia in World Cup knockouts. They lost to Australia in the 2003 finals and beat them in the quarter-finals in 2011. Apart from India, Sri Lanka and West Indies are the only teams to beat Australia in a World Cup knockout match.
Teams’ win-loss record batting first at the SCG in day-night games, excluding the two games when Australia scored 376 against Sri Lanka and South Africa scored 408 against West Indies in the league stage of the World Cup. Besides these two matches, teams batting first in day-night games at this venue have won only once since 2011: Australia defended a target of 253 against India in 2012.
However; India have very strong line up and since India not defeated so far in this world cup series. By comparison vise according to the Indian batting lineup; this is not huge score and have to pay more attention because of Australian bowling side which empowered by Mitchel johnson.
Does history will change ?